Tag Meigs syndrome
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Meigs syndrome

Meigs syndrome: Triad of ascites with hydrothorax in association with benign ovarian tumor, that is cured after tumor resection. Described in 1934 by Joe Vincent Meigs (1892-1963)
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Joe Vincent Meigs

Joe Vincent Meigs (1892-1963) was an American obstetrician and gynecologist. Eponymously remembered for his description of Meigs syndrome in 1934, a triad of ascites with hydrothorax in association with benign ovarian tumor, that is cured after tumor resection.
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Pulmonary Re-expansion

A 45 year old woman with metastatic ovarian cancer is admitted for VATS pleurodesis and drainage of bilateral pleural effusions.