Treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis from adenocarcinoid of appendiceal origin.

@article{Mahteme2004TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis from adenocarcinoid of appendiceal origin.},
  author={Haile Mahteme and Paul H Sugarbaker},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={91 9},
  pages={1168-73}
}
BACKGROUND Mucinous peritoneal carcinomatosis arising from appendiceal adenocarcinoid is uncommon and treatment options have been poorly defined. This study examined the effect of combined cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal chemotherapy on survival in these patients. METHODS Of 810 patients with peritoneal malignancy of appendiceal origin treated by cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal chemotherapy, 22 patients (mean age 45 years; 17 women) had adenocarcinoid. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

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