Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in the management of peritoneal carcinomatosis. Preliminary results and cost from two centers in Greece.

@article{Spiliotis2008CytoreductiveSA,
  title={Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in the management of peritoneal carcinomatosis. Preliminary results and cost from two centers in Greece.},
  author={John D. Spiliotis and A. A. K. Tentes and Archondia Vaxevanidou and Odisseas S. Korakianitis and Athanassios Rogdakis and Charalambos G. Mirelis and Anastasios C. Datsis and Spyridon Kekelos},
  journal={Journal of B.U.ON. : official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={205-10}
}
PURPOSE To report our preliminary experience in the combined treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) using cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). PATIENTS AND METHODS This prospective study included patients with PC from gynaecological, gastric and colon cancer, treated in two centers. Cytoreductive surgery… CONTINUE READING