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PLEURAL EFFUSION Symptoms and Causes

Your pleura is a large, thin sheet of tissue that wraps around the outside of your lungs and lines the inside of your chest cavity. Between the layers of the pleura is a very thin space. Normally it's filled with a small amount of fluid. The fluid helps the two layers of the pleura glide smoothly past each other as your lungs breathe air in and out.

Disorders of the pleura include

  • Pleurisy - inflammation of the pleura that causes sharp pain with breathing
  • Pleural effusion - excess fluid in the pleural space
  • Pneumothorax - buildup of air or gas in the pleural space
  • Hemothorax - buildup of blood in the pleural space

Many different conditions can cause pleural problems. Viral infection is the most common cause of pleurisy. The most common cause of pleural effusion is congestive heart failure. Lung diseases, like COPD, tuberculosis, and acute lung injury, cause pneumothorax. Injury to the chest is the most common cause of hemothorax. Treatment focuses on removing fluid, air, or blood from the pleural space, relieving symptoms, and treating the underlying condition.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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After taking a large amount of Klonopin to sleep, I have not been able to speak coherently. I can think of what I want to say, but cannot verbalize anything. Anyone know about this or how long it will last?

Am taking klonopin for restless leg syndrome (1 mg. at night) this causese debilitating daytime fatigue and constipation

Ancle at night right leg jiggled every 6 or 7 seconds when I tried to get to sleep. Klonopin at night stopped the jiggling.

Unresponsive to 5mg/kg q 8wks; increased to 10mg/kg q6wks. After 3 doses at that strength noted fatigue, occasional night sweats, joint aches, sudden onset of chest pain and dyspnea (pleurisy, small pleuraleffusion) Had just taper

54y/o, WM, Status post quadruple coronary artery bypass graft surgery(10 months ago). Surgery went well, only complication was a pretty large left pleural effusion requiring chest tube placement. Resolved well, no further problems

Experienced weakness and fatigue, diagnosed with pericardial effusion and anemia, hospitalized for 14 days. Surgical thorectomy and drainage.

Feb 2009 hospitalized for pericardal effusion then suffered with reaccuring pericarditis for a year march 2101 sent to mayo clinic in minnasota for a radical pericardectomy

Hi am a nursing student and my pt has pneumonia and pleural effusion and empyema withlarge abcessand the hostpital is giving him perfalgan is that wrong?

My father died last week after suffering from: fluid buildup in the lining of the lungs (pleural effusion), heart (pericardial effusion), led to hard breathing, fatigueandvery low oxygen in

When people receive a lung transplant, the pleural cavity is destroyed. How are people able to breathe following a lung transplant when there is no pleural cavity???

PLEURAL EFFUSION Clinical Trials and Studies

Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Healthy volunteers say they participate to help others and to contribute to moving science forward. Participants with an illness or disease also participate to help others, but also to possibly receive the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.
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1 Recruiting Comparison Between Lorazepam, Clonazepam and Clonazepam + Fosphenytoin for the Treatment of Out-of-hospital Generalized Status Epilepticus
Conditions: Status Epilepticus;   Epilepsy
Interventions: Drug: Clonazepam;   Drug: Fosphenytoin;   Drug: Placebo;   Drug: Lorazepam
Outcome Measures: Percentage of patient with a cessation of seizures and absence of recurrence;   Duration between the first cessation and the recurrence of seizures;   Percentage of patients having had a second injection of benzodiazepine;   Percentage of patients having had an injection of the second line treatment;   Percentage of patients having a general anesthesia for refractory status epilepticus;   Percentage of patients having had a side effect;   Percentage of patients having been mechanically ventilated;   Glasgow Coma Scale;   Mortality;   Length of stay in Intensive Care Unit;   Length of stay in hospital
2 Not yet recruiting Clobazam Use in Epilepsia Partialis Continua - Pilot Study
Conditions: Epilepsia Partialis Continua;   Kojewnikov's Epilepsy;   Epilepsy
Interventions: Drug: Clobazam;   Drug: Clonazepam;   Drug: Lorazepam
Outcome Measures: Time (measured in minutes) to onset of seizure freedom;   Reduction of seizure frequency/minute;   Mental status preservation off sedating anticonvulsants as measured by the MoCA© scale;   Ambulatory function as measured by the Hauser Ambulation Index
3 Recruiting Gabapentin Treatment of Benzodiazepine Dependence
Condition: Benzodiazepine Dependence
Interventions: Drug: gabapentin;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measure: Abstinence from Benzodiazepine use
4 Unknown  Safety and Tolerability Study of Levetiracetam to Treat Patients With Status Epilepticus
Condition: Status Epilepticus
Intervention: Drug: levetiracetam (add-on)
Outcome Measures: o Uneventful intravenous (iv) administration of study medication;   o Toxicity profile on iv administration, including:;   § Irritation on injection site;   § Hypotension, defined as systolic blood pressure below 90 mm Hg recorded within 24 hours of the dose;   § Cardiac arrest (diagnosed clinically) or bradyarrhythmias including heart block, documented on an electrocardiogram;   § Respiratory depression, defined as the occurrence of apnea or need for intubation;   § Allergic reactions, like skin rash;   § Other side-effects;   Pharmacokinetic parameters of levetiracetam and clonazepam in patients with SE
5 Unknown  The Efficacy of Botulinum Toxin in Disabling Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Tremor
Conditions: Multiple Sclerosis;   Tremor
Intervention: Drug: Botulinum Toxin Type A
Outcome Measures: A decrease in tremor;   The safety profile of Botulinum Toxin in MS patients