Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 15th, 2003
Researchers in China conducted a study "to evaluate the effect of a hyaluronate-based gel (HAbg) on the prevention of pleural thickening and adhesion in tuberculous pleural effusions (TPE)."
"Fifty-two patients who had accumulated a medium or large volume of tuberculous thoracic fluid, fluid being bound by fiber tissues and a pleura thickened more than 2 mm were divided randomly into two groups," according to A. L. Zhou and coauthors at Guangdong Medical College.
"All patients were all given standard treatments with...
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