Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions - An Official ATS/STS/STR Clinical Practice Guideline
January 25, 2019 | Online

Overview

This guideline, published October 1, 2018, is a collaborative effort from the American Thoracic Society, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and Society of Thoracic Radiology, it aims to provide evidence-based recommendations to guide contemporary management of patients with a malignant pleural effusion (MPE) and improve patient outcomes.

In this one hour presentation, Dr. Feller-Kopman will provide a comprehensive review and highlights of the new guideline.

Following the presentation, there will be ample time for questions, comments and discussion with Dr. Forde and Dr. Feller-Kopman.

Program Moderator
Patrick Forde, M.B.B.Ch.
Associate Professor of Oncology
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive 
Cancer Center and Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, Maryland

 David Feller-Kopman, MD

Director, Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology
Professor of Medicine, 
Anesthesiology, Otolaryngology -
Head and Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital

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