Regional hyperthermia of the abdomen, a pilot study towards the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis

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BACKGROUND Peritoneal carcinomatosis occurs in different cancer subtypes and is associated with a dismal prognosis. Some doubts remain whether the whole abdomen can be treated by regional hyperthermia, therefore we analyzed feasibility conducting a pilot study. METHODS A simulation of the abdominopelvic heat distribution in 11 patients with peritoneal… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13014-015-0451-3

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@inproceedings{Beck2015RegionalHO, title={Regional hyperthermia of the abdomen, a pilot study towards the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis}, author={Marcus Beck and Pirus Ghadjar and Mirko Weihrauch and Susen Burock and Volker Budach and Jacek Nadobny and Jalid Sehouli and Peter Wust}, booktitle={Radiation oncology}, year={2015} }