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Current status and future directions in appendiceal cancer with peritoneal dissemination.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23021718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article focuses on the use of intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy for the treatment of peritoneal dissemination from appendiceal primary tumors. The first part of the article details patient selection criteria used at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the use of preoperative imaging and endoscopic evaluation in the management of this cohort of patients. The second part of the article focuses on clinical outcomes for patients undergoing hyperthermic intraperitoneal perfusion for peritoneal dissemination from appendiceal tumors. Finally, future challenges for the use of hyperthermic intraperitoneal perfusion for appendiceal primary tumors are explored.
Authors:
Konstantinos I Votanopoulos; Perry Shen; John H Stewart; Edward A Levine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical oncology clinics of North America     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1558-5042     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Oncol. Clin. N. Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9211789     Medline TA:  Surg Oncol Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  599-609     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Surgical Oncology Section, Department of General Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA.
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