Prolonged pleural catheters in the management of pleural effusions due to breast cancer

Demirhan O., Ordu C., Toker A.

JOURNAL OF THORACIC DISEASE, cilt.6, ss.74-78, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Breast cancer is the second most common etiologic cause in malignant pleural effusions (MPE). The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of long term pleural catheters in inducing self sclerosis in pleural effusions of breast cancer patients.