Surgical Cytoreduction and Survival in Appendiceal Cancer Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: An Evaluation of 46 Consecutive Patients

@article{BScMed2011SurgicalCA,
  title={Surgical Cytoreduction and Survival in Appendiceal Cancer Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: An Evaluation of 46 Consecutive Patients},
  author={MBBS Terence C. Chua BScMed and Ihssan Al-Alem MBBS and Akshat Saxena BMedSc and FRACP Winston Liauw MBBS and PhD FRCS FRACS David L. Morris},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={18},
  pages={1540-1546}
}
Surgical cytoreduction and intraperitoneal chemotherapy is increasingly accepted as an effective treatment modality for mucinous appendiceal neoplasm. For the majority of patients with low-grade histology, outcomes have been encouraging. The survival of patients with neoplasms of malignant character is protracted and this study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of this surgical strategy on outcomes. Forty-six consecutive patients with mucinous and nonmucinous appendiceal cancer with… CONTINUE READING