• Pleurodesis (surgical procedure to remove fluids from lungs)

    Asked by Hellbent on Wednesday, June 27, 2018

    Pleurodesis (surgical procedure to remove fluids from lungs)

    Has anyone undergone a pleurodesis procedure to surgically remove fluid buildup from the lungs; not a thoracentesis? If so, what experiences can you share - good or bad? My husband (Stage IV CRC with mets to the lungs) recently saw a thoracic surgeon, who recommends he go this route, instead of continuing to have a thoracentesis procedure, as needed. Appreciate your honest feedback.

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