SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Disorders of the Pleura
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Refractory hepatic hydrothorax (RHH) is defined as pleural effusion in a patient with liver cirrhosis without evidence of cardiopulmonary disease that is present despite optimal salt and water restriction. Management remains a clinical challenge. We present a case of successful pleurodesis with placement of an indwelling pleural catheter (IPC).