Cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy improves survival of patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer: A case-control study from a Chinese center

@inproceedings{Huang2014CytoreductiveSP,
  title={Cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy improves survival of patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer: A case-control study from a Chinese center},
  author={Chao-Qun Huang and Jue-ping Feng and Xiao-Jun Yang and Yan Li},
  booktitle={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Advanced colorectal cancer (CRC) is prone to developing peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC). This case-control study was to compare the efficacy and safety of cytoreductive surgery (CRS) versus CRS plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) in Chinese patients with CRC PC. METHODS The 62 consecutive PC patients were treated with CRS (Control group, n = 29) or CRS + HIPEC (Study group, n = 33). The primary end point was overall survival (OS), the secondary end points were… CONTINUE READING