What is Pleurodesis?

The procedure of deliberate fusion of two layers of pleura ( serous membrane ) using chemical irritants.

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Pluerodesis done on left side due to Spontaneous Heamothorax and pluerodesis done on right side due to spontaneous puemothorax 14yrs and 12yrs...

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If you have breathlessness, surgery may be requir

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The large pleura is a result of pleurodesis that you...

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i am a medical son 19yrs 6.3 feet tal thin has been diagnosed as spontaneous pnemothorax left sided on 28/09/2013.his repeated xray chest...

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If its the first time he has had a pneumo then u may not do a pleurodesis however the lung should come up to maintain oxygenation
As you say the...

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Hi I have a 17 year old son who in March of this year had a spontaneous pneumothorax which was treated by talcing. His other lung has now also...

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Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

Before advising you, I would like to know to the cause of spontaneous pneumothorax in your...

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