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Table 2 Procedural details (n = 342)

From: Diagnostic value of medical thoracoscopy in malignant pleural effusion

Procedural details Value
Pleural fluid removed, mL 1306.7 ± 753.0
Parietal pleura biopsies, n 10 ± 2
Thoracoscopic findings, n (%)
 Pleural nodules 243 (71.1)
 Hyperemia 159 (46.5)
 Pleural adhesion 125 (36.6)
 Pleural plaques 69 (20.2)
 Ulcer 10 (2.9)
 Other pleural pathological changes 97 (28.4)