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Figure 1: Procedures applied in rats to evaluate the induction of pleurodesis. (a) Rat under subcutaneous anesthesia and local asepsis with topical povidone-iodine, in the subxiphoid region; a small incision can be observed. (b) The injection in the right pleural cavity with epidural anesthesia needle using the transdiaphragmatic approach.