volume 54, issue 6, P199-208 1999
DOI: 10.1590/s0041-87811999000600006
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Abstract: SUMMARY: The ideal agent for producing pleurodesis has not been identified. Talc, the most commonly used, poses several problems. Another possibility is silver nitrate, which was widely used in the past.Purpose: To determine the influence of the intrapleural instillation of lidocaine in producing a pleurodesis with silver nitrate, to define the effect of lidocaine in the maturation of the collagen fibers, and to confirm that the pleurodesis after silver nitrate is stronger than after talc.Methods: We studied …

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