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SPECT was performed in 51 patients after cytoreductive surgery in combination with intraperitoneal chemotherapy. The detected volume was compared to the number of subsequent sequential postoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy courses that could be performed without further surgical intervention. SPECT data was found to predict feasibility of sequential postoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy.
Observational Model: Case-Only
Dept of Surgical Sciences, Section of Surgery
S-751 85 Uppsala
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:25-0400
Evaluation of clinical outcome and economical aspects in the treatment of patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis.
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Uptake of substances from the PERITONEAL CAVITY.
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