Comparison of Success Rates of Pleurodesis with Talc, and Holmium-YAG Laser in the Patients with Malignant Pleural Effusion


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Ulusan A., Sanli M., Arslan E., Isik A. F. , Tuncozgur B., Kul S., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF THERAPEUTICS, vol.25, no.2, pp.115-120, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/eurjther.2018.623
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF THERAPEUTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.115-120

Abstract

Objective: We aimed to investigate the efficacy of Holmium-yttrium aluminum garnet (Ho-YAG) laser using video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and compare it with the talcslurry pleurodesis in patients with malignant pleural effusion (MPE).