Complete versus incomplete cytoreduction in peritoneal carcinosis from gastric cancer, with consideration to PCI cut-off. Systematic review and meta-analysis.


INTRODUCTION The completeness of cytoreduction has been considerated as fundamental in increasing the life expectancy in patients with peritoneal carcinosis (PC) in gastric cancer. However no definitive data about the real effect of complete cytoreduction (CC) have still been published. Moreover the PCI cut-off to attempt CC with a reasonable risk-benefit… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejso.2015.03.231