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Pleural Disease

Product Code: ERM87-MEM-26041PU
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    This book is now available to pre-order and will be dispatched on publication in March 2020.

    Edited by Christian B. Laursen, Y.C. Gary Lee, Nick A. Maskell and Najib M. Rahman

    Contents list (subject to change)

    1. Epidemiology why is pleural disease becoming more common?
    2. The relationship between symptoms, physiology and anatomy what do we know?
    3. In vitro and in vivo models of pleural disease what can they teach us?
    4. Radiology in pleural disease what is the role of CXR, CT and PET in modern management?
    5. Thoracic ultrasound a key tool beyond procedure guidance
    6. Pleural interventions less is more?
    7. Pleural physiology what do we understand and what should we measure in clinical practice?
    8. Thoracoscopy in 2019 essential and future techniques
    9. Optimal diagnosis and treatment of malignant pleural diseases challenging the guidelines
    10. Pleural infection moving from treatment to prevention
    11. Effusions related to tuberculosis
    12. Pneumothorax  how to predict, prevent and cure
    13. The nonspecific pleuritis patient
    14. Non-malignant effusions are they as benign as we think?
    15. Mesothelioma  is chemotherapy alone a thing of the past?
    16. Novel technology in the pleural space more than just IPCs
    17. The role of surgery in pleural disease
    18. The specialist pleural service when, why and who?
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