Frontiers in Oncology 2021 June 18 [Link] Louis Gros, Petr Szturz, Antonella Diciolla, Volker Kirchner, Solange Peters, Niklaus Schaefer, Martin Hubner, Antonia Digklia Abstract Mesothelioma is a malignancy of serosal membranes. Parietal pleura is the most common site, with peritoneum being the second most frequent location. Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare and aggressive…

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International Journal of Hyperthermia 2021 [Link] Parisa Malekzadeh, Meghan Good, Marybeth S Hughes Abstract Introduction: Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) is a lethal cancer, with approximately 2% of diagnoses occurring in patients less than 40 years of age. The purpose of this study is to report the only long-term follow up and survival of pediatric patients…

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World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 June 5 [Link] Suryanarayana Deo, Mukurdipi Ray, Babul Bansal, Sandeep Bhoriwal, Sushma Bhatnagar, Rakesh Garg, Nishkarsh Gupta, Atul Sharma, Lalit Kumar, Sanjay Thulkar, Ekta Dhamija, Sandeep Mathur, Prasenjit Das Abstract Background: Cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) has recently emerged as a viable management option for peritoneal…

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Techniques in Coloproctology 2020 October [Link] A Arjona-Sánchez, D Cortés-Guiral, M Duran-Martínez, P Villarejo-Campos, J M Sánchez-Hidalgo, A Casado-Adam, L Rodriguez-Ortiz, A Romero-Ruiz, B Rufian-Andujar, E Espinosa-Redondo, F Valenzuela-Molina, S Rufián-Peña, J Briceño-Delgado Abstract Background: The aim of our study was to present the technique for, and early results of complete laparoscopic pelvic peritonectomy (LPP)…

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Surgical Oncology 2020 June [Link] Paul H Sugarbaker, O Anthony Stuart Abstract Background: Diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM) is a disease in transition. Two decades ago this cancer had a median survival of 1 year. Recent reports in selected patients show a 5-year survival of 70% and median survival not reached at 10 years. Methods:…

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BJS Open 2021 March 5 [Link] A Zahid, L Clarke, N Carr, K Chandrakumaran, A Tzivanakis, S Dayal, F Mohamed, T Cecil, B J Moran Abstract Background: Multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma (MCPM) is a rare neoplasm, generally considered a borderline malignancy, best treated by cytoreductive surgery (CRS) to remove macroscopic disease, combined with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy…

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Therapeutic Advances in Urology 2020 December 10 [Link] Özgül Düzgün, Murat Kalın, Resul Sobay, Ömer Faruk Özkan Abstract Background: Urinary system resections and reconstructions are needed in peritoneal carcinomatosis due to abdominal malignancies. The effect of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy on these urological procedures after reconstruction remains uncertain. The aim of the study is to evaluate…

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British Journal of Cancer 2020 October 26 [Link] Michael G White, Jefree J Schulte, Lai Xue, Yaniv Berger, Darryl Schuitevoerder, Charles C Vining, Hedy L Kindler, Aliya Husain, Kiran K Turaga, Oliver S Eng Abstract Programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression has been described in patients with malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM), but treatment strategies utilising immune…

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International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 2020 [Link] Naveen Padmanabhan, Haruaki Ishibashi, Kazurou Nishihara, Shouzou Sako, Kanji Katayama, Satoshi Wakama, Yasuyuki Kamada, Yutaka Yonemura Abstract Background: Multicystic Peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare and distinct variety of peritoneal mesothelioma with borderline malignant potential. Conventional Tumor bulking has been associated with recurrence of 45-50 %. Hence a…

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Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy 2020 August 12 [Link] Yutaka Yonemura, Haruaki Iahibashi, Shouzou Sako, Akiyoshi Mizumoto, Nobuyuki Takao, Masumi Ichinose, Shunsuke Motoi, Yang Liu, Satoshi Wakama, Yasuyuki Kamada, Kazurou Nishihara Abstract Introduction: A new treatment strategy involving cytoreductive surgery (CRS) combined with perioperative intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy was proposed in 1999 by the Peritoneal Surface Oncology…

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