Multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma: outcomes and patho-biological features in a multi-institutional series treated by cytoreductive surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC).

@article{Baratti2010MulticysticPM,
  title={Multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma: outcomes and patho-biological features in a multi-institutional series treated by cytoreductive surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC).},
  author={Dario Baratti and Marco Vaira and Shigeki Kusamura and Salvatore D'amico and Maria Rosaria Balestra and Tommaso Cioppa and Elvira Mingrone and Micaela De Simone and Marcello Deraco},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={1047-53}
}
AIM This retrospective multi-institutional study addresses the role of surgical cytoreduction and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) in the treatment of multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma (MCPM). MCPM is an uncommon tumour with uncertain malignant potential and no current standard therapy. Additionally, poorly defined pathological and biological features of this disease were investigated. METHODS Twelve patients with MCPM underwent 14 procedures of cytoreduction and HIPEC in… CONTINUE READING
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