Last updated on February 2018

Efficacy of Iodopovidone Versus Talc in Palliative Malignant Pleural Effusion


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: malignant pleural effusion
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. All MPE proved by cytology
  2. After pleural effusion was released by chest tube drainage, lung was fully expanded

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients who have Karnofsky performance state 40
  2. History of iodine allergy
  3. History of morphine allergy
  4. Abnormal thyroid hormones.

Recruitment Status: Open


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