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[pleuro- + -desis] Production of adhesions between the parietal and visceral pleura. It is usually done surgically or by instillation of drugs or chemicals and is used to treat recurrent pneumothorax and malignant pleural effusions.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Pleurodesis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752932/all/pleurodesis.
Pleurodesis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752932/all/pleurodesis. Accessed October 17, 2019.
Pleurodesis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752932/all/pleurodesis
Pleurodesis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752932/all/pleurodesis.
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