Cochrane corner : interventions for the management of malignant pleural effusions

Clive, Amelia and Bhatnagar, Rahul and Preston, Nancy Jean and Maskell, Nick and Jones, Hayley E. (2016) Cochrane corner : interventions for the management of malignant pleural effusions. Thorax, 71 (10). pp. 964-966. ISSN 0040-6376

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Optimal management of symptomatic malignant pleural effusions remains an important issue as it affects a significant number of patients each year internationally. The overall survival remains poor, necessitating an evidence based treatment strategy that provides the best outcomes for individual patients. This paper summarises the results of the recently published Cochrane review on interventions in malignant pleural effusions.

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