Intrapleural hyperthermic perfusion chemotherapy in subjects with metastatic pleural malignancies


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Isik A. F. , Sanli M., Yilmaz M., Meteroglu F., Dikensoy Ö. , Sevinc A., ...More

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.107, no.5, pp.762-767, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 107 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2013.01.010
  • Title of Journal : RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.762-767

Abstract

Objectives: Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) means poor prognosis in the majority of cases. Intrapleural Hyperthermic perfusion chemotherapy (HIPEC) looks promising approach for these patients. We aimed to investigate whether cytoreductive surgery followed by HIPEC provides any survival benefit in cases with metastatic MPEs.