Continuous hyperthermic peritoneal perfusion for desmoplastic small round cell tumor.

@article{HayesJordan2007ContinuousHP,
  title={Continuous hyperthermic peritoneal perfusion for desmoplastic small round cell tumor.},
  author={Andrea A. Hayes-Jordan and Peter A.M. Anderson and Steven Curley and Cynthia Herzog and Kevin P. Lally and Holly L Green and Kelly Hunt and Paul R. W. Mansfield},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 8},
  pages={E29-32}
}
Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT) is a rare disease of children, adolescents, and young adults that begins and spreads on the peritoneal surfaces. Desmoplastic small round cell tumor usually presents with diffuse abdominal metastatic disease similar in gross appearance to carcinomatosis. To date, very aggressive treatment programs have yielded dismal outcomes. Here we present 2 cases of DSRCT that were treated with aggressive surgical excision followed by intraoperative continuous… CONTINUE READING