Pleural Effusion

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Accumulation of fluid in the chest cavity surrounding the lung.

Guidance

Establish cause and discuss with medical officer.

Parapneumonic effusions may be acceptable if fully resolved.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012