In addition, Medical Thoracoscopy provides staging for lung cancer and diffuse malignant mesothelioma Talc poudrage
as the best conservative method for pleurodesis, can also be performed with medical thoracoscopy.
Thoracoscopic talc poudrage
(TTP) and povidone-iodine pleurodesis (PIP) are two main therapeutic interventions currently offered for MPE.
L'entree chromatique et le large spectre de pratiques couvert (le poudrage
, la teinture, le tatouage, l'adjonction d'accessoires vestimentaires et ornementaux, etc.
7 strongly suggested VATS to be a feasible, safe and efficacious management option for recurrent primary spontaneous pneumothorax following thoracoscopic talc poudrage
after 69% of the patients were successfully treated with this modality for recurrent pneumothorax Sedrakyan et al.
However, it can occasionally be seen in bacterial empyemas (where the necrotic tissue typically is made up of inflammatory cells with relatively few mesothelial cells), tuberculous and fungal infections in the pleura, and as a reaction to talc poudrage
Reported rates of effectiveness of pleurodesis with talc poudrage range from 43.
Moreover, talc poudrage insufflation by MT has optimal results in pleurodesis (8) and less side effects than tetracycline/doxycycline/povoiodine (9).
In animal studies, there appears to be no difference between slurry and poudrage talc pleurodesis in malignant effusion .
performed talc poudrage in 18 patients with persistent hepatic hydrothorax with a 3 month follow up period.
Talc was first used by Bethune in 1935 for pleurodesis and since then it has been widely employed, either as talc poudrage
or a talc slurry (3).
Pulverisation et poudrage
en laboratoire par des preparations patogenes insecticides Annales INRA Epiphyties 7: 675-684.
et al: Thoracoscopic talc poudrage
pleurodesis for malignant effusions.