Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 1, Issue 2, August 2013

  • Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) for Recurrent Advanced Ovarian Carcinoma: Initial Experience in Mexico

    Horacio Noé López-Basave, Flavia Morales-Vásquez, Juan M. Medina-Castro, Isaías Padilla-Mota, Juan M. Ruiz-Molina

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, August 2013
    Pages: 6-10
    Received: 15 July 2013
    Published: 20 August 2013
    Abstract: Background: Ovarian cancer is a lethal tumor, 70% of which occurs in locally advanced stages. Despite its high initial response rate to chemotherapy, recurrence takes place in up to 90%. Prognosis of recurrent disease remains poor. In recent years, a new approach has been developed, combining a maximal cytoreductive effort with Hyperthermic intrape... Show More