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Echogenic swirling pattern as a predictor of malignant pleural effusions in patients with malignancies.

Authors
  • Chian, Chih-Feng
  • Su, Wen-Lin
  • Soh, Li-Hui
  • Yan, Horng-Chin
  • Perng, Wann-Cherng
  • Wu, Chin-Pyng
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chest
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2004
Volume
126
Issue
1
Pages
129–134
Identifiers
PMID: 15249453
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The echogenic swirling pattern is a useful predictor of possible malignant pleural effusions, and may be a good marker for malignant pleural effusions in patients with underlying malignancies.

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