Management of malignant pleural effusions and pneumothorax.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Pneumothorax may occur spontaneously or result from underlying lung disease or as a complication of interventional thoracic procedures. Percutaneous catheter placement enables safe and effective drainage of pneumothoraces with rapid relief of symptoms and restoration of vital capacity and oxygenation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Erasmus, JJ; Goodman, PC; Patz, EF

Published Date

  • March 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 38 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 375 - 383

PubMed ID

  • 10765395

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8389

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0033-8389(05)70168-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States