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Lymphatic Interventions for Treatment of Chylothorax.

Authors
  • Schild, H H
  • Naehle, C P
  • Wilhelm, K E
  • Kuhl, C K
  • Thomas, D
  • Meyer, C
  • Textor, J
  • Strunk, H
  • Willinek, W A
  • Pieper, C C
Type
Published Article
Journal
RöFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2015
Volume
187
Issue
7
Pages
584–588
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1399438
PMID: 26090651
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

• Thoracic duct embolization is an effective treatment method for chylothorax. • If embolization is impossible, percutaneous lymphatic destruction or injection of sclerosants/tissue adhesive next to the thoracic duct may be tried.

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