Non-Malignant Pleural Effusions - Part Two with Dr. Gauhar
In this lecture, Dr. Umair Gauhar reviews pleural anatomy, normal characteristics of pleural effusion and epidemiology of pleural effusions. He then delves into a thorough discussion of parapneumonic effusions (including various classification schemas) as well as treatment options both empiric antibiotic regimens and a comprehensive discussion thoracentesis. This is a must watch lecture for pulmonologists, intensivists, and internists!
UMAIR GAUHAR, MBBS
Dr. Gauhar is an assistant professor of medicine in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Louisville. He is also the co-director of the Interventional Pulmonary Program. He has interests in thoracic oncology.