talc insufflation

talc insufflation

Topical aerosolized administration of talc as a sclerosing agent, effecting pleurodesis; TI may be useful in controlling pleural effusions due to breast CA. See Pleurodesis.
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One such instrument is a 'Pleuroscope' [2] which, although it is multifunctional, is neither independent nor specifically designed for talc insufflation.
Yim AP, Izzat MB: Talc slurry versus talc insufflation revisited.
Thoracoscopic talc insufflation versus talc slurry for symptomatic malignant pleural effusion.