Lieselotte De Smet

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Intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy is an effective way of treating peritoneal carcinomatosis of colorectal origin after complete cytoreduction. Although IP therapy has been already performed for many years, no standardized treatment design has been developed in terms of schedule, residence time, drug, or carrier solution. Because of the fast clearance of the(More)
To develop a nanocrystalline paclitaxel formulation with a high paclitaxel-to-stabilizer ratio which can be used for hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). Paclitaxel (PTX) nanocrystals were prepared via wet milling using Pluronic F127® as stabilizer. The suitability of paclitaxel nanosuspensions for HIPEC treatment was evaluated by analyzing(More)
A strong pharmacokinetic rational exists for the use of (Hyperthermic) Intraperitoneal Perioperative Chemotherapy in peritoneal carcinomatosis. However, controversy remains regarding the optimal treatment strategies. Paclitaxel is believed to be a good compound for IPEC treatment because of its favourable pharmacokinetic properties. Rat experiments were set(More)
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