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HIPEC Surgery

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HIPEC Surgery Treatment

HIPEC surgery involves injecting high doses of chemotherapy into the abdomen to treat cancer that has spread beyond the organ from which it originated. Traditional chemotherapy can be difficult to treat abdominal cancers that have spread to the lining of the abdominal cavity (peritoneum). HIPEC surgery is a more effective method of treatment.This novel procedure has the potential to improve long-term outcomes and expand treatment options for patients with inoperable or advanced-stage cancer.

What types of cancer are treated by HIPEC surgery?

HIPEC surgery can be used to treat abdominal diseases, fluid accumulation, and cancer. The most common cancers treated with HIPEC are as follows: The following are the most common cancers treated with HIPEC:

  • Cancer of the adrenal gland
  • Mesothelioma
  • Cancer of the appendix
  • Cancer of the ovaries
  • Rectal and colon cancer
  • Cancer of the pancreas
  • Cancer of the stomach (gastric)
  • Cancer of the peritoneum
  • Cancer of the liver

How is HIPEC surgery performed?

HIPEC surgery consists of two stages:

  • Cytoreductive Surgery
  • HIPEC Procedure