Increased pleural fluid adenosine deaminase levels in patients with malignant pleural effusions: a potential predictor of talc pleurodesis outcome

Alternate title: 
J2 - Lung
Secondary title: 
T2 - Lung
Short title: 
Increased pleural fluid adenosine deaminase levels in patients with malignant pleural effusions: a potential predictor of talc pleurodesis outcome
Authors: 
Yildirim, Huseyin
Metintas, Muzaffer
Ak, Guntulu
Erginel, Sinan
Alatas, Fusun
Kurt, Emel
Metintas, Selma
Ucgun, Irfan
Volume: 
185
Start page: 
349-54
Annotations: 
Type C, Priority 1, prognosis
Date: 
Dec
Year: 
2007
Accession number: 
17952507
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 6
Serial: 
0341-2040
Type of work: 
M3 - Clinical Trial Comparative Study Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
ID: 
13168
Notes: 
N1 - Yildirim H Metintas M Ak G Erginel S Alatas F Kurt E Metintas S Ucgun I
Key words: 
*Adenosine Deaminase/me [Metabolism]
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Antiperspirants/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Biopsy
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Pleural Effusion, Malignant/di [Diagnosis]
*Pleural Effusion, Malignant/en [Enzymology]
Pleural Effusion, Malignant/th [Therapy]
*Pleurodesis/mt [Methods]
Prognosis
Prospective Studies
Radiography, Thoracic
*Talc/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Tumor Markers, Biological/me [Metabolism]
0 (Antiperspirants)
0 (Tumor Markers, Biological)
14807-96-6 (Talc)
Types of evidence: 
Type C
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 1: Recognise
Other annotations: 
Prognosis