"Pleura" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The thin serous membrane enveloping the lungs (LUNG) and lining the THORACIC CAVITY. Pleura consist of two layers, the inner visceral pleura lying next to the pulmonary parenchyma and the outer parietal pleura. Between the two layers is the PLEURAL CAVITY which contains a thin film of liquid.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pleura" by people in Profiles.
Bilateral pleural masses in an immunocompromised patient. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Nov 04; 13(11).
Pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis in an 8-year old treated for neuroblastoma. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 03; 55(3):E1-E4.
The Prognostic Role of TNM Staging Compared With Tumor Volume and Number of Pleural Sites in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Clin Lung Cancer. 2019 11; 20(6):e652-e660.
Imaging in pleural mesothelioma: A review of the 14th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group. Lung Cancer. 2019 04; 130:108-114.
Influence of Pleurectomy and Decortication in Health-Related Quality of Life Among Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. World J Surg. 2018 04; 42(4):1036-1045.
Wandering Pleural Mesothelial Fatty Cyst. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Nov 01; 194(9):1164-1165.
Nodular Pleural Thickening after Lobectomy for Lung Cancer. Insights on Imaging of the Pleura. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Aug; 13(8):1424-5.
Extended Pleurectomy and Decortication for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Is an Effective and Safe Cytoreductive Surgery in the Elderly. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov; 100(5):1868-74.
Medical thoracoscopy versus closed pleural biopsy: should this saga continue in the era of competency-oriented training? J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2015 Apr; 22(2):95-6.
Pleural puncture that excludes the ablation zone decreases the risk of pneumothorax after percutaneous microwave ablation in porcine lung. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Jul; 26(7):1052-8.