Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Ethiology, Pathology and Diagnosis

Classification and diagnostic methods of malignant pleural mesothelioma, a hard-… Malignant pleural mesothelioma in all cases, morphological evidence. ….

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Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Ethiology, Pathology and Diagnosis

  1. Incidence of pleural mesothelioma among males was 3.5 cases (95% CI 2.5–4.4) and among females 1.7 cases per 1000000 (95% CI 0.9–2.4)), and there is no clear relation between asbestos consumption and incidence rate in Lithuania.
  2. There is no main histological type of MPM in Lithuania: 38 (30.4%) epithelioid, 47 (37.6%) sarcomatoid and in 40 (32.0%) cases of biphasic mesotheliomas were found.
  3. Most patients arrive with a late stage of disease (I – 12 (9.6%), II – 29 (23.2%), III – 52 (41.6%), IV – 32 (25.6%)), and no effective treatment is possible for them.
  4. The main diagnostic methods are: ultrasound, x-ray, CT, MRI, videothoracoscopy, pleural biopsies and mini thoracotomies.
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