Surgical treatment of patients with peritoneal surface malignancy: cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.

A peritoneal surface malignancy is one of an assortment of tumors that result in widespread peritoneal involvement, can affect multiple organs, and may arise from the appendix, colon, rectum, stomach, ovaries, or peritoneal lining. The combined treatment modality of cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy has gained recognition… CONTINUE READING