Distribution of intraperitoneal chemotherapy into the pleural cavity.

BACKGROUND Intraperitoneal chemotherapy is an established treatment for abdominal and pelvic malignancies. Several catheter-related complications have been reported. We report a case of abnormal distribution of intraperitoneal chemotherapy into the pleural cavity. CASE A patient receiving intraperitoneal cisplatin developed shortness of breath. A pleural… CONTINUE READING