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Long-term regional chemotherapy for patients with epithelial malignant peritoneal mesothelioma results in improved survival

European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 Janury 29 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Sugarbaker PH, Chang D Abstract PURPOSE: Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare disease with about 300 new cases per year in the USA. Its natural history is described as local progression within the peritoneal space in the absence of liver metastases […]

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Validation of EORTC and CALGB prognostic models in surgical patients submitted to diagnostic, palliative or curative surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma

Journal of Thoracic Disease 2016 August 8 [Link] Sandri A, Guerrera F, Roffinella M, Olivetti S, Costardi L, Oliaro A, Filosso PL, Lausi PO, Ruffini E Abstract BACKGROUND: To assess the trend of our surgical patients affected by malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) and submitted to diagnostic/palliative or curative surgical procedures and to validate the European Organisation for Research […]

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Comorbidity, postoperative morbidity and survival in patients undergoing radical surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma

European Journal of cardio-thoracic surgery; official journal of the European Association for cardio-thoracic surgery 2016 June 21 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Infante M, Morenghi E, Bottoni E, Zucali P, Rahal D, Morlacchi A, Ascolese AM, De Rose F, Navarria P, Crepaldi A, Testori A, Voulaz E, Errico V, Perrino M, Scorsetti M, Chiti A, […]

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Indication of Peritonectomy for Peritoneal Dissemination

Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2010 Nov;37(12):2306-2311. [Link] Yonemura Y, Tsukiyama G, Miyata R, Sako S, Endou Y, Hirano M, Mizumoto A, Matsuda T, Takao N, Ichinose M, Miura M, Hagiwara A, Li Y. NPO Organization to Support Peritoneal Dissemination Treatment. Abstract A total of 521 patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) were treated by peritonectomy and […]

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Outcomes of cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal mesothelioma: the Australian experience

Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2009 Feb 1;99(2):109-13. [Link] Chua TC, Yan TD, Morris DL. Department of Surgery, University of New South Wales, St George Hospital, Kogarah, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Abstract Aims: Peritoneal mesothelioma is a rapidly progressing malignancy with a median survival of 6-12 months. Palliative surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy are futile and have not […]

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Long-term results of peritonectomy on the patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis

Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2007 Nov;34(12):1926-30.[Link] Yonemura Y, Ikeno T, Shinbo M, Maejima S, Hagiwara A, Endou Y, Masahiro M, Ogura S; Peritoneal Surface Malignancy; Treatment Group. Dept. of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis, Kishiwada Tokushukai-Hospital. Abstract Peritonectomy was done for 125 patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC): 19-pseudomyxomaperitonei (PMP), 15-appendiceal carcinoma (AC), 20-colorectal cancer, 67-gastric cancer, 2-small bowel […]

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