mesothelioma of pleura
Posted on 2017-03-26 Tagged in mesothelioma, pleura

Malignant mesothelioma was classified as mesothelioma of pleura (3,351; 7.4%), peritoneum (1,854; 4.1%), pericardium (74; 0.2%), other anatomic site (5,280; 11.7%), and unspecified anatomic site (35,068; 77.5%). Among 42,470 (93.9%) decedents, malignant.

Posted on 2016-12-09 Tagged in pleura

Next we need to look at the important layer of tissue which lines the thoracic wall on the inside - the pleura. To understand the pleura, we need to take a brief  1, The layer of the pleural membrane that is attached to the surface of the lung is 4, The pleural membranes function like a fluid filled balloon that completely  Interactive animations showing the anatomy.