Journal article

Survival after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for colorectal peritoneal metastases: A systematic review and discussion of latest controversies

Michael Flood, Vignesh Narasimhan, Peadar Waters, Robert Ramsay, Michael Michael, Satish Warrier, Alexander Heriot

SURGEON-JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL COLLEGES OF SURGEONS OF EDINBURGH AND IRELAND | ROYAL COLLEGE SURGEONS EDINBURGH | Published : 2020

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Peritoneal metastases confer the worst survival amongst all sites of metastatic colorectal cancer. The adoption of cytoreductive surgery (CRS) with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) has become an option for patients with isolated colorectal peritoneal metastases (CRPM). The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes following CRS and HIPEC for CRPM from published high volume cohort studies and to highlight the latest controversies and future directions of CRPM treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A systematic review was performed on published studies on the treatment outcomes of CRS and HIPEC for colorectal peritoneal metastases. RESULTS: Twenty studies met the..

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