Malignant pleural effusions are a serious complication of advanced cancer and are often associated with a poor prognosis. A quick diagnostic phase is therefore essential. Imaging techniques allow us to accurately establish the extent of the pleural effusion but not its nature.
Pleural diseases related to unknown primary carcinoma—a multidisciplinary approach in diagnosis and treatment
Role of total-body computed tomography and 18-fluorine-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/ computed tomography scan in malignant pleural effusion patients with unknown primary tumor site
Thoracoscopic pleurodesis using talc poudrage versus cytotoxic drug in malignant pleural effusion: narrative review
The series “Malignant Pleural Effusion” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Xiangya Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Duilio Divisi and Roberto Crisci are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.