Australasian Malignant PLeural Effusion (AMPLE)-3 trial: study protocol for a multi-centre randomised study comparing indwelling pleural catheter ( ±talc pleurodesis) versus video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for management of malignant pleural effusion

DiscussionBoth IPC and VATS are commonly used procedures for MPE. The AMPLE-3 trial will provide data to help define the merits and shortcomings of these procedures and inform future clinical care algorithms.Trial registrationAustralia New Zealand Clinical Trial RegistryACTRN12618001013257. Registered on 18 June 2018.Protocol version: Version 3.00/4.02.19
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