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LOPEZ, Paula; MAINARDI, Victoria; KIERSZENBAUM, Mónica  and  ALONSO, Juan. Hepatic hydrothorax: when the patient’s course is the evidence you need. Arch. Med Int [online]. 2012, vol.34, n.1, pp.5-5. ISSN 0250-3816.

ABSTRACT: Arch Med Interna 2012 - 34(1):25-28 This report analyses a clinical case of a patient who presents an unilateral right pleural effusion isolated with chronic hepatic disease and without another probable cause, the diagnose being hepatic hydrothorax. Upon discussing its diagnose, complications, and treatment. Emphasis was put on medical therapy and some surgery procedures including liver transplantation

Keywords : hepatic hydrothorax; pleurodesis; TIPS; liver transplantation.

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