Radiotherapy for the palliation of high-volume pleural effusion in malignant mesothelioma: case report

Chin, YS; Yeghaian-Alvandi, R; Noël, M
January 2002
Palliative Medicine;Jan2002, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p63
Academic Journal
Describes radiotherapy as safe and efficient modality for the palliation of a patient with malignant pleural mesothelioma producing a high-volume pleural effusion. Case history of a 55-year-old man with right shoulder pain associated with progressive shortness of breath; Symptoms of pleural effusion secondary to malignant mesothelioma; Treatment.


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