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Malignant Pleural Effusion

Presence of fluid in the PLEURAL CAVITY as a complication of malignant disease. Malignant pleural effusions often contain actual malignant cells.
Also Known As:
Pleural Effusion, Malignant; Effusion, Malignant Pleural; Effusions, Malignant Pleural; Malignant Pleural Effusions; Pleural Effusions, Malignant
Networked: 1087 relevant articles (107 outcomes, 178 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Lung Neoplasms (Lung Cancer)
2. Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath)
3. Pleural Effusion (Pleural Effusions)
4. Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma (Carcinoma, Non-Small Cell Lung)
5. Pneumothorax

Experts

1. Lee, Y C Gary: 13 articles (09/2015 - 12/2003)
2. Shi, Huan-Zhong: 10 articles (10/2015 - 12/2005)
3. Rahman, Najib M: 10 articles (01/2015 - 04/2007)
4. Tremblay, Alain: 8 articles (09/2015 - 02/2006)
5. Kalomenidis, Ioannis: 8 articles (02/2014 - 10/2007)
6. Davies, Robert J O: 8 articles (06/2012 - 12/2003)
7. Terra, Ricardo Mingarini: 7 articles (11/2015 - 01/2009)
8. Zhou, Qiong: 7 articles (10/2015 - 01/2011)
9. Marchi, Evaldo: 7 articles (01/2015 - 01/2003)
10. Light, Richard W: 7 articles (07/2012 - 12/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Malignant Pleural Effusion:
1. TalcFDA Link
2. Bleomycin (Blenoxane)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Tetracycline (Achromycin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Cisplatin (Platino)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. PicibanilIBA
7. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor)IBA
8. bevacizumabFDA Link
9. Mitoxantrone (Novantrone)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Carboplatin (JM8)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Pleurodesis
2. Catheters
3. Chest Tubes (Chest Tube)
4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
5. Thoracostomy