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Pleural effusions: role of commonly available investigations

How, Soon Hin and Chin, S P and Zal, A. R. and Liam, C K (2006) Pleural effusions: role of commonly available investigations. Singapore Medical Journal, 47 (7). pp. 609-613. ISSN 0037-5675

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Malignancy is the commonest cause of pleural effusion, followed by tuberculosis and pneumonia, in patients treated in a teaching hospital in Malaysia. The number of undetermined causes could be minimised with a combination of readily-available and established investigations.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2987/29429
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bronchoscopy; Malignant pleural effusion; Pleural biopsy; Tuberculosis
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine
Depositing User: AP Soon Hin How
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2013 12:38
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2013 12:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/29429

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