Role of Corticosteroids in Tubercular Pleural Effusion | 78724

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

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Role of Corticosteroids in Tubercular Pleural Effusion

Author(s): Dharmic Suresh, Anand KR and Raja Amarnath G*


A prospective, randomized study was designed to determine the effect of corticosteroids, as adjuvant therapy in patients with Tubercular Pleural Effusion during treatment with ATT. The Present study focuses on to compare the efficiency of corticosteroids in Tubercular Pleural Effusion when given through various routes and to conclude the optimal route of drug administration. (Oral/Intra Pleural). The Present study includes to find if there is any correlation between the Pleural fluid ADA and USG findings at the end of treatment.

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