55yoF w/ L pleural effusion found to have b/l PEs and DLBCL
Dr. David Chong | Morning Report | 07/03/2017
Most common cause of asymmetric pleural effusion is heart failure, most commonly right sided.
Posted 07/05/17 10:16:27 AM by Emily Miller
If see a unilateral L sided pleural effusion think : 1) cancer 2) pancreatitis 3) post-pericardotomy syndrome
Posted 07/05/17 10:17:09 AM by Emily Miller
Albumin is not a great marker for nutritional status because half life is 30-40 days. Albumin is a good marker for inflammation. if total protein is normal, but albumin is low think that patient may be losing albumin.
Posted 07/05/17 10:18:28 AM by Emily Miller
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