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Fluid Complications

November 01, 2015

Malignant pleural effusion complicates the care of approximately 150,000 people in the United States each year.

Cancer Management Chapter 41: Fluid complications

March 16, 2010

Malignant pleural effusion complicates the care of approximately 150,000 people in the United States each year. The pleural effusion is usually caused by a disturbance of the normal Starling forces regulating reabsorption of fluid in the pleural space, secondary to obstruction of mediastinal lymph nodes draining the parietal pleura.