Pericardial window operation less efficient in cases of lung cancer than any other cancer

  • 12/04/2016
  • Pericardial window

    Pericardial window operation, a procedure, where abnormal quantity of malignant fluid, or malignant pericardial effusion (MPE), surrounding the heart, is drained into the neighbouring chest cavity through a surgically placed tube, is commonly applied to patients diagnosed with cancer. However, researchers from the Taipei Tzuchi Hospital, Taiwan, have now looked into the electronic medical records […]