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Table 5 Complications related to the sclerosing agent

From: Chemical pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusion: which agent is perfect?

ComplicationsAgentχ2P
Bleomycin
(n = 43)
Doxycycline
(n = 36)
Betadine
(n = 25)
No%No%No%
Negative2251.21336.100.053.057<0.001
Fever and pain00.012.8936.0
Sinus12.312.800.0
Pain920.9925.01248.0
Fever818.61027.814.0
Empyema12.312.800.0
Loculation24.712.814.0
Hypotension00.000.028.0