Improved optimal cytoreduction rates for stages IIIC and IV epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancer: a change in surgical approach.

@article{Chi2004ImprovedOC,
  title={Improved optimal cytoreduction rates for stages IIIC and IV epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancer: a change in surgical approach.},
  author={Dennis Chi and Corinna C D Franklin and Douglas A. Levine and Faina Akselrod and Paul J Sabbatini and William R. Jarnagin and Ronald P. DeMatteo and Elizabeth A Poynor and Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum and Richard R. Barakat},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={94 3},
  pages={650-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of the incorporation of extensive upper abdominal debulking procedures on the rates of optimal primary cytoreduction and complications in stages IIIC and IV epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal carcinomas. METHODS Two groups of patients were identified for comparison. Group 1, the control group… CONTINUE READING