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Pleural Tuberculosis Summary

Description: Tuberculosis of the serous membrane lining the thoracic cavity and surrounding the lungs.

Also Known As: Tuberculosis, Pleural; Pleural Tuberculoses; Pleurisies, Tuberculous; Tuberculoses, Pleural; Tuberculous Pleurisies Show All >>

Networked: 395 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 38 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pleural Tuberculosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Interferon-gamma (Interferon, gamma) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 44 results : IBA
  2. Adenosine Deaminase : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 72 results : IBA
  3. butyl 3-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)oxanilate (MTB) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 14 results : IBA
  4. tributyl phosphate (TBP) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 13 results : IBA
  5. Tuberculin (PPD) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 21 results : IBA
  6. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 14 results : IBA
  7. Cytokines : 1 outcome 1 study in 16 results : IBA
  8. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  9. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 1 outcome in 12 results : IBA
  10. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pleural Tuberculosis

  1. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses)
  2. Pleural Effusion (Pleural Effusions)
  3. Infection
  4. Pleurisy (Pleuritis)
  5. Pulmonary Tuberculosis
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Key Therapies for Pleural Tuberculosis

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 26 results
  2. Catheters : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  3. Artificial Pneumothorax : 1 outcome in 10 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 study in 6 results
  5. Immunotherapy : 1 study in 1 result
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