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Describtion of a rare case of intestinal obstruction due to peritoneal sarcoidosis mimicking peritoneal carcinomatosis, and of the literature review about its surgical management.
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Name: Annali italiani di chirurgia
Complete cytoreductive surgery (CRS) followed by hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) have been proven to lengthen survival in appendiceal peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC-A). The aim of thi...
Peritoneal effluent from peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients contains proteins, mainly transported from the circulation through large pores in the venular part of the peritoneal micro-vessels. Hydrostat...
Peritoneal carcinomatosis represents the advanced, final stage of peritoneal malignancy, although it is often not accompanied by systemic neoplasia. The development of the pharmaceutical industry in c...
To differentiate peritoneal tuberculosis from carcinomatosis on computed tomography scan of abdomen, taking omental biopsy as the gold standard..
Peritoneal fibrosis is a crucial complication of long-term peritoneal dialysis (PD). Peritoneal fibrosis contributes to the development of peritoneal membrane failure, which leads to withdrawal from P...
The goal of this project is to investigate the extent and role of mesothelial - mesenchymal transition (MMT) and cancer associated fibroblasts (CAFs) in the pathogenesis of colorectal peri...
The study will follow up patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal, ovarian, gastric, pancreatic cancers and primary peritoneal tumors and undergoing a diagnostic laparoscopy...
The digestive cancer is the second cause of death worldwide. The presence of peritoneal carcinomatosis is common in the evolution of this type of cancer, as well as increased levels of ACE...
Evaluation of clinical outcome and economical aspects in the treatment of patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis.
pathologically proved ovarian cancer patients that underwent contrast enhanced abdomino-pelvic CT and diagnostic laparoscopy before cytoreductive surgery (CRS) will be included in the stud...
Portable peritoneal dialysis using the continuous (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) presence of peritoneal dialysis solution in the peritoneal cavity except for periods of drainage and instillation of fresh solution.
Disorder characterized by a wide range of structural changes in PERITONEUM, resulting from fibrogenic or inflammatory processes. Peritoneal fibrosis is a common complication in patients receiving PERITONEAL DIALYSIS and contributes to its gradual decrease in efficiency.
Natural openings in the subdiaphragmatic lymphatic plexus in the PERITONEUM, delimited by adjacent mesothelial cells. Peritoneal stomata constitute the principal pathways for the drainage of intraperitoneal contents from the PERITONEAL CAVITY to the LYMPHATIC SYSTEM.
Uptake of substances from the PERITONEAL CAVITY.
Washing out of the peritoneal cavity. The procedure is a diagnostic as well as a therapeutic technique following abdominal trauma or inflammation.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...