Table 2

Complications related to chemical pleurodesis with mitoxantrone

Complications

Number of patients (n:60)


None

31 (51,6%)

Fever

16 (26,6%)

Chest pain

12 (20%)

Nausea

11 (18,3%)

Vomiting

9 (15%)

Diarrhea

4 (6,6%)

Alopecia

1 (1,6%)

Skin Rash

1 (1,6%)

Dyspnea

1 (1,6%)

Myelosuppression

1 (1,6%)


Barbetakis et al. BMC Palliative Care 2004 3:4   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-3-4

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