Trends in cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for the treatment of synchronous peritoneal carcinomatosis of colorectal origin in the Netherlands.

@article{Razenberg2015TrendsIC,
  title={Trends in cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for the treatment of synchronous peritoneal carcinomatosis of colorectal origin in the Netherlands.},
  author={Lieke G E M Razenberg and Yvette R B M van Gestel and G J M Creemers and Victor J. Verwaal and Valery E. P. P. Lemmens and Ignace H. J. T. de Hingh},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={466-71}
}
BACKGROUND Population-based data on the percentage of colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with synchronous peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) being treated with cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) are currently lacking. The current population-based study describes trends in the use of CRS-HIPEC in the Netherlands, one of the first countries where CRS and HIPEC was introduced. METHODS All patients diagnosed with synchronous PC of CRC between 2005 and 2012… CONTINUE READING
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