Randomized Study of Thoracoscopic Talc Pleurodesis Performed by Thoracic Epidural or General Anesthesia
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Grade of perioperative medical care (PMC).
PMC is aimed at evaluating the overall workload in medical care throughout the the entire perioperative period and until discharge. PMC was computed as a comprehensive multidimensional variable including hospitalization time and extra-routine nursing/clinical/pharmacological requirements and costs(grades 1-3).
participants are followed for the duration of hospital stay; average of 5 days
Italy: Ethics Committee