Combining Cytoreductive Surgery With HIPEC Treatment

Combining Cytoreductive Surgery With HIPEC Treatment

Cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS-HIPEC) is a type of supra-major surgery to treat certain cancers of the appendix, colon, mesothelioma, ovary, pseudomyxoma peritonei, and rectum. These cancers can progress within the abdominal cavity, resulting in peritoneal metastases, wherein deposits of tumors develop in the inner layer of your abdomen (peritoneum), as well as on other organs and tissues. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy…