Using a heating cable within the abdomen to make hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy easier: feasibility and safety study in a pig model.

@article{OrtegaDeballn2010UsingAH,
  title={Using a heating cable within the abdomen to make hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy easier: feasibility and safety study in a pig model.},
  author={Pablo Ortega-Deball{\'o}n and Olivier Facy and Guy Magnin and F. Piard and Bruno Chauffert and Patrick Rat},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={324-8}
}
BACKGROUND Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a complex, expensive and time-consuming procedure. Despite its good results in the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis, these factors have precluded the wider use of this procedure around the world. We hypothesized that HIPEC could be performed by heating the liquid within the abdomen and… CONTINUE READING