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Talc Poudrage

  • Giuseppe CardilloEmail author
  • Luigi Carbone
  • Francesco Carleo
  • Anna Rita Forcione
  • Massimo Martelli
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Abstract

Talc poudrage is a technique to induce pleurodesis in the pleural cavity. It is usually performed during videothoracoscopy either in local or in general anaesthesia. Safety and efficacy of such procedure have been extensively showed in all different sets: spontaneous pneumothorax and pleural effusions (either benign or malignant).

Keywords

Pleural Cavity Malignant Pleural Effusion Spontaneous Pneumothorax Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax Malignant Effusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Cardillo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Luigi Carbone
    • 1
  • Francesco Carleo
    • 1
  • Anna Rita Forcione
    • 1
  • Massimo Martelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Thoracic SurgeryAzienda Ospedaliera S. Camillo-Forlanini, Carlo Forlanini HospitalRomeItaly

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