Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Survival at One year

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Ghulam Shabbier
Najmul Hassan Shah
Akhtar Sherin
Ahmad Fawad

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To study the survival of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma after one year, a prospective follow up study was conducted at medical A unit of KTH Peshawar from January 1997 to July 2000. A total of 13 patients with the above diagnosis were recruited in the study. One patient died with in one month while 5 patients died before three months. At six months only 4 patients were still alive. At the end of one year only a single patient was still alive. teh mean survival was 3.3 months while the median survival was 3 months. it is concluded that without any treatemnt the overall prognosis for patients with mesothelioma is very bad compared to the world literature.

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Shabbier G, Shah NH, Sherin A, Fawad A. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Survival at One year. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 21 [cited 2022 Jul. 7];15(2). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/739
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