Peritoneum is the tissue that lines the abdominal wall and covers most of the organs in the abdomen. A liquid, peritoneal fluid, lubricates the surface of this tissue.
porcents of peritoneal metastasis come from ovarian cancer
More than 7800
peritoneal carcinomatosis in colorectal cancer in US per year
Metastatic cancers of the peritoneum being secondary to another cancer, they are often poorly diagnosed. To diagnose peritoneal metastasis, the following examinations coupled with a consultation with a specialist are required :
To date Intra Peritoneal chemotherapy is always used in support to cytoreductive surgery. 5 types of intraperitoneal chemotherapy exist and differ by their timing of administration :
This application of the ExOlin device is currently in the exploratory stage.