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September-December 2021| Vol 4| Issue 3



Pleural effusion is a disturbing sign of either an infection or a malignant disease. It can also be a manifestation of connective tissue disease. This can be a disabling disease, more so if it is re...

Original Article

Utility of ariscat (Assess respiratory risk in surgical patients in catalonia) score in predicting postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing elective/emergency surgery in a tertiary care Hospital in India

Introduction: Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) account for a substantial proportion of risk related to surgery and anesthesia and are a major cause of postoperative morbidity, mor...

Original Article

Role of flexi-rigid thoracoscopy in undiagnosed pleural effusions and correlation of visual appearance of pleura on thoracoscopy with the final diagnosis

Background: Undiagnosed pleural effusions (UPE) account for roughly 25% of cases of all pleural effusions. Minimally invasive flexi-rigid thoracoscopy has high diagnostic yield. Some prev...

Review Article

Pleurodesis: A review of the indications, techniques, and complications

Pleurodesis is a procedure which obliterates the pleural cavity with the intent of preventing reaccumulation of fluid or air in the pleural cavity. The common indications for performing pleurodesis ...


What is the airway abnormality?

Question This is the computed tomography (CT) scan of a patient who was admitted with left-sided chest pain and cough for the past 6 weeks. What is the airway abnormality? [Figure 1]...

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ISSN - Print: 2772-6355, Online: 2772-6363

Journal of Association of Pulmonologist of Tamil Nadu, a publication of Association of Pulmonologist of Tamil Nadu, is a peer-reviewed print + online 3 Issues journal.

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