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Latest Pleural disease Stories

2014-11-05 00:21:14

ZURICH, November 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss company's innovative technology enables the automated management of excess fluid around the lungs for the first time ever.

2014-10-13 23:07:05

Investigators say "pleural pointillism" is more accurate at spotting mesothelioma on MRI images than the two most common techniques. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB)

2014-08-26 23:11:14

Japanese doctors say a technique that measures fluorescent light emissions from cells can be used to help distinguish tiny mesothelioma tumors. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB)

2013-07-31 23:36:50

Surviving Mesothelioma Reports that a lower dose of the same technology often used to diagnose mesothelioma may be able to help identify other asbestos-related lung diseases. Raleigh,

2013-02-09 23:03:12

Surviving Mesothelioma reports that doctors are testing a new type of virotherapy for mesothelioma designed to be delivered directly into the space between the lungs and the pleural lining.

2012-05-25 23:01:02

On Thursday, May 24, 2012, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) hosted Dr.

2012-05-21 12:53:43

Helen E. Davies, M.D., of the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, and colleagues compared the effectiveness of treatments to relieve breathing difficulties among patients with malignant pleural effusion (presence of fluid in the pleural cavity [space between the outside of the lungs and the inside wall of the chest cavity], as a complication of malignant disease).

2010-12-20 00:00:38

Our client, Winston Payne, was a railroad switchman for CSX. He lost his life to lung cancer after being exposed to radiation, asbestos, and diesel fumes during his 40-year career with the railroad. Mr. Payne's lead attorney, Richard N.

2009-08-24 11:06:52

A new technique may help clinicians hone in on a diagnosis in patients presenting with a pleural effusion of unknown cause.


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