Impact of Aggressive Versus Standard Drainage Regimen Using a Long Term Indwelling Pleural Catheter (ASAP)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00978939|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 17, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 30, 2013
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No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Completed|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||March 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2013|
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