Malignant and Benign Pleural Effusions (Ongoing)

Posted On 2023-04-23 14:56:46

The series on “Malignant and Benign Pleural Effusions” is edited by Dr. Avinash Aujayeb from Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

Avinash Aujayeb
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Dr. Avinash Aujayeb currently works as a Respiratory Consultant, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, UK. He is the Pleural Lead. He is a member of the BTS pleural SAG and Secretary of Assembly 11 of the ERS. He is also an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer (Northumbria Base) for Newcastle University. His main area of interests include malignant and benign pleural effusions, pneumothorax, pleural infection and mesothelioma.

Series outline:

  1. Cardiac related pleural effusions
  2. The microbiology of IPC Infections and Colonisation
  3. Chylothorax
  4. Hepatic hydrothorax
  5. Beyond diagnosis: a review of the evolving role of medical thoracoscopy in the management of pleural diseases 
  6. Exploring the efficacy and advancements of pleurodesis: a comprehensive review of current research

The special series “Malignant and Benign Pleural Effusions” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Avinash Aujayeb is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the special series.