Journal article

Outcomes from cytoreduction and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for appendiceal epithelial neoplasms

Vignesh Narasimhan, Toan Pham, Satish Warrier, A Craig Lynch, Michael Michael, Jeanne Tie, Robert Ramsay, Alexander Heriot

ANZ Journal of Surgery | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

Background Appendiceal epithelial neoplasms are rare cancers. Management of peritoneal disease from appendiceal neoplasms has historically been with debulking surgery. In recent decades, the advent of cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) has become the standard of care. Here, we report our single institution 10‐year experience with CRS and HIPEC for appendiceal neoplasms. Methods This is a retrospective review from 1 January 2008 to 1 June 2017 of all patients undergoing CRS and HIPEC for appendiceal neoplasms. Institutional ethics approval was granted for this project. Results One hundred and seventy‐two patients underwent 208 CRSs during this ti..

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