Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: A Multidisciplinary Approach: a Multidisciplinary Approach

Hardcover | June 5, 2007

Editorwim ceelen, Wim P. Ceelen

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This is the first volume to provide a multidisciplinary approach to peritoneal carcinomatosis encompassing molecular mechanisms, histopathology, regional and systemic cytotoxic therapy, and surgical options. Illustrations aid the reader throughout in the many facets of this disease. The book will be of particular interest for medical, surgical and gynecological oncologists faced with the complexities of decision making in patients suffering from PC.

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This is the first volume to provide a multidisciplinary approach to peritoneal carcinomatosis encompassing molecular mechanisms, histopathology, regional and systemic cytotoxic therapy, and surgical options. Illustrations aid the reader throughout in the many facets of this disease. The book will be of particular interest for medical, ...

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Recent developments in regional and systemic anticancer therapies have improved the grim outlook of patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) from ovarian or gastrointestinal origin, leading to a renewed interest in both the underlying mechanisms at the origin of PC and the various therapeutic options.This is the first volume to pro...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:568 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:June 5, 2007Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387489916

ISBN - 13:9780387489919

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From the Contents....Part 1. Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: Basic Concepts.- Part 2. The Rationale for Intraperitoneal Heat and Drug Therapy.- Part 3. Cytoreductive Surgery for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: Techniques and Methods.- Part 4. Clinical Results of Surgery with or without Intraperitoneal Heated Drug Therapy.- Part 5. Nonoperative and Multimodal Management of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis.- Part 6. Experimental Approaches.- Index.