The case of successful surgical resolving of chylothorax in patient with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Summary. This article presents the clinical case of surgical resolving of chylothorax by thoracic duct ligation in patient with Hodgkin’s lymphoma localized in mediastinum. The three-year observation of patients who received ABVD chemotherapy (6 cycles) and radiotherapy (40 Gy) showed feasibility of selected surgical and therapeutic tactics for elimination of chylothorax and treatment of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. It is concluded that cancer patients should be observed active surgical tactics on the early resolving of the chylothorax.
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