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Pleural Effusion Clinical Trials

A listing of Pleural Effusion medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (43) clinical trials

A Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Intrapleural Doxycycline Versus Iodopovidone for Performing Pleurodesis in Malignant Pleural Effusion

Introduction & Review of literature Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) arises in advanced-stages of malignancies and frequently heralds a poor prognosis. Most patients with MPE are symptomatic. The most common symptom is exertional dyspnea. Most patients undergo chemotherapy or local treatments to palliate symptoms such as dyspnea, cough & chest pain, ...

Phase N/A

Out Patient Talc Slurry Via Indwelling Pleural Catheter for Malignant Pleural Effusion Vs Usual Inpatient Management

This is a multicentre randomised controlled trial evaluating global health related quality of life outcomes in patients with malignant pleural effusions. Patients will be randomised to receive either chest drain and talc pleurodesis or indwelling pleural catheter and talc pleurodesis. Patients will be followed up for 3 months post intervention

Phase N/A

Thoracic Ultrasound in the Treatment of Pleural Effusion

Comparison of two management strategies pleural effusions from diagnosis and during the first year of follow up care. Patients are randomized into two groups, each group receiving a different management strategy. Both strategies are compared: Strategy A that involves the systematic use of thoracic ultrasound for the treatment of pleural ...

Phase N/A