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Laparoscopic gastrectomy and adjuvant hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) using a closed system with turbulent-flowcircuit: technical aspects and preliminary results of a pilot study
Summary Background Intraoperative hyperthermic chemotherapy (HIPEC) is increasingly used in combination with cytoreductive surgery for the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis. The potential survival benefit of adjuvant HIPEC after curative gastrectomy has not been conclusively demonstrated. We describe a newly developed closed system for HIPEC and report the preliminary results of a pilot study. Methods Patients with locallyScopri di più...