Postop chylothorax treated with intranodal lymphangiography, ethiodized oil

According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), high-dose intranodal lymphangiography (INL) with ethiodized oil is a safe and effective procedure for treating high-output postsurgical chylothorax with chest tube removal in 83% of patients. “To our knowledge,” wrote corresponding author Geert Maleux of University Hospitals in Leuven, Belgium, “no data are available on the safety […]

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