New guideline recommends minimally invasive ways of treating malignant pleural effusions
A new guideline to help clinicians manage malignant pleural effusions has been developed by the American Thoracic Society, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society of Thoracic Radiology. Published online Oct. 1, 2018 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the guidelines recommend use of ultrasound to guide pleural interventions in patients with known or suspected malignant pleural effusion. In patients with known or suspected MPE who are asy
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