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Positive pleural cytology is an indicator for visceral pleural invasion in metastatic pleural effusions

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Froudarakis, Marios E
Kaspi, Elise
Anevlavis, Stavros
Laroumagne, Sophie
Karpathiou, Georgia
Roca, Elisa
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Published in The Clinical Respiratory Journal. 2018, vol. 12, no. 3, p. 1011-1016
Abstract In case of undiagnosed pleural effusions, it is necessary to conduct thoracentesis with pleural fluid (PF) cytology. Yet, sensitivity of PF cytology is widely variable as a result of sample size, experience, and preparation method.
Keywords AgedExudates and Transudates/cytologyFemaleGreece/epidemiologyHumansIncidenceLung Neoplasms/diagnosis/secondaryMaleMesothelioma/diagnosis/secondaryMiddle AgedPleura/pathologyPleural EffusionMalignant/epidemiology/pathology/surgeryPleural Neoplasms/pathologyRetrospective StudiesSurvival Rate/trendsThoracentesis/methodsThoracoscopy
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FROUDARAKIS, Marios E et al. Positive pleural cytology is an indicator for visceral pleural invasion in metastatic pleural effusions. In: The Clinical Respiratory Journal, 2018, vol. 12, n° 3, p. 1011-1016. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:111065

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