Surgical technique of parietal and visceral peritonectomy for peritoneal surface malignancies.

@article{Deraco2009SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical technique of parietal and visceral peritonectomy for peritoneal surface malignancies.},
  author={Marcello Deraco and Dario Baratti and Shigeki Kusamura and Barbara Laterza and Maria Rosaria Balestra},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={100 4},
  pages={321-8}
}
Peritoneal surface malignancies have been traditionally regarded as rapidly fatal conditions. Encouraging survival results has been associated to an innovative strategy involving aggressive cytoreductive surgery with total peritonectomy and heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Many controversial issues still remain regarding the optimization of the cytoreductive surgical procedures. The present article critically analyzes the relevant modifications from the original technique emerged during a… CONTINUE READING