Intraperitoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy for Peritoneal Surface Malignancy: Current Status and Future Directions

  title={Intraperitoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy for Peritoneal Surface Malignancy: Current Status and Future Directions},
  author={IV JohnH.Stewart and Perry Shen and E. A. Levine},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
Natural history studies have shown that peritoneal carcinomatosis is uniformly fatal, with a median survival in the range of approximately 6 months. For more than a decade, a handful of centers have pursued aggressive intraperitoneal cytoreductive surgery combined with intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy as an alternative approach to this disease. Strict selection criteria, variation in intraperitoneal chemotherapy, and the vagaries of what represents “cytoreductive surgery” make many of… CONTINUE READING

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