Pericardial involvement is a common feature in different neoplastic diseases, having a strong influence on the natural history of the disease and on the quality of life of the patients. This study was performed in order to investigate the long-term effects of intracavitary treatment with thiotepa in the reduction of pericardial effusion (PE) recurrences.

Long-term results of intrapericardial chemotherapeutic treatment of malignant pericardial effusions with thiotepa / A. Martinoni, C. M. Cipolla, D. Cardinale, M. Civelli, G. Lamantia, M. Colleoni, C. Fiorentini. - In: CHEST. - ISSN 0012-3692. - 126:5(2004 Nov), pp. 1412-6-1416. [10.1378/chest.126.5.1412]

Long-term results of intrapericardial chemotherapeutic treatment of malignant pericardial effusions with thiotepa

C. Fiorentini
2004

Abstract

Pericardial involvement is a common feature in different neoplastic diseases, having a strong influence on the natural history of the disease and on the quality of life of the patients. This study was performed in order to investigate the long-term effects of intracavitary treatment with thiotepa in the reduction of pericardial effusion (PE) recurrences.
Pericardiocentesis; Combined Modality Therapy; Humans; Pericardial Effusion; Thiotepa; Neoplasms; Prospective Studies; Instillation, Drug; Follow-Up Studies; Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating; Time Factors; Female; Male
Settore MED/11 - Malattie dell'Apparato Cardiovascolare
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