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Table 2 Incidence of main short-term side effects

From: Pleurodesis with pseudomonas aeruginosa-mannose–sensitive hemagglutinin for pneumothorax secondary to COPD: a retrospective study

Complications / Intervention Patients (78) [Percentage (n)]
Fever only (<38.5 °C) / observation 28.2% (22)
Mild chest paint only / given oral indomethacin 23.7% (18)
Fever (>38.5 °C) and chest pain / oxygen uptake, oral indomethacin 14.1% (11)
Severe chest pain and dyspnea / oxygen uptake, intravenous steroid injections, and oral indomethacin 3.8% (3)