Interventions for the management of malignant pleural effusions: a network meta‐analysis

In this updated review (80 RCTs, n=5507), evidence showed talc poudrage and talc slurry are effective pleurodesis agents to manage uncontrolled accumulation of pleural fluid and may result in fewer pleurodesis failures than bleomycin and doxycycline.


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