Objective: Evaluation of the effectiveness of rifampicin and some agents used in the pleurodesis of pleural effusions, such as autologous blood and purified mineral talc.Patients and methods: A total of 56 hydroceles were treated by sclerotherapy, in a random fashion, using purified mineral talc, rifampicin and autologous blood as sclerosant agents. The control group of patients were handled with...
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