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Table 6 Complications related to the route of delivery

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

ComplicationsRouteχ2P
Pig-tail catheter
(n = 40)
Chest tube
(n = 64)
No%No%
Negative1640.01929.75.1060.647
Fever and pain25.0812.5
Sinus00.023.1
Pain1230.01828.1
Fever717.51218.8
Empyema00.023.1
Loculation25.023.1
Hypotension12.511.6