EIPL (extensive intraoperative peritoneal lavage) therapy significantly reduces peritoneal recurrence after pancreatectomy in patients with pancreatic cancer.

@article{Yamamoto2005EIPLI,
  title={EIPL (extensive intraoperative peritoneal lavage) therapy significantly reduces peritoneal recurrence after pancreatectomy in patients with pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Kenichiro Yamamoto and Shinya Shimada and Masahiko Hirota and Yasushi Yagi and Masakazu Matsuda and Hideo Baba},
  journal={International journal of oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={1321-8}
}
One standing problem in the therapy for pancreatic cancer is peritoneal recurrence after pancreatectomy. We have established EIPL (extensive intra-operative peritoneal lavage) therapy as a very simple and non-aggressive prophylactic treatment for peritoneal dissemination of gastric cancer patients with peritoneal free cancer cells. In this study, the impact of EIPL therapy in preventing peritoneal recurrence in patients with pancreatic cancer after a curative surgical operation is analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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