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Pleural Effusion treatments
Pleural Effusion

Treatments could include:

  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracentesis with insertion of pleural tube (procedure)
  • Oxygenation monitoring
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Decortication
  • Fat Controlled Diet
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Creation of Pleuroperitoneal Shunt
  • Thoracentesis is a procedure done when there's too much fluid in the pleural space. The goal is to drain the fluid and make it easier for you to breathe again.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Radiation and chemotherapy are treatments for cancer. Side effects include easy bruising, mouth lesions, and infections.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder. It's most often caused by a bacterial infection known as a urinary tract infection (UTI). It can become a serious health issue if the infection spreads to the kidney.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Lip cancers are growths of abnormal cells that develop on the lips. They are the most common type of oral cancers.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses concentrated radiation beams to kill cancer cells. The most common type of radiation therapy is external beam radiation. This type involves a machine that directs high-energy beams of radiation at ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Prostate cancer treatments and cures include a prostatectomy, a retropubic prostatectomy, brachytherapy and radiation therapy. Read more!
    Source:HLCMS
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