Peritoneal-plasma barrier.

  title={Peritoneal-plasma barrier.},
  author={Pierre Jacquet and Paul H Sugarbaker},
  journal={Cancer treatment and research},
The peritoneal-plasma barrier is a pharmacologic entity of importance for treatment planning in patients with malignant tumours confined to the abdominal cavity. This physiologic barrier limits the resorption of drugs from the peritoneal cavity into the blood. The sequestration of chemotherapeutic agents improves their locoregional cytotoxicity and reduces… CONTINUE READING