Author Archives: Thermasolutions

HIPEC Information for Patients

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a process in which heated chemotherapy is pumped directly into the abdomen after immediately after tumor removing surgery. What kinds of cancer can be treated? Pseudomyxoma Peritonei – A build-up of mucus in the peritoneal cavity Ovarian Carcinoma – Cancer that forms in the tissue of the ovary Mucinous Adenocarcinoma […]

HIPEC Peritoneal Clinical Literature

Over the past several years, there has been significant progress in the treatment of cancers that are spread within the peritoneal cavity. There is substantial clinical evidence and consensus that Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) combined with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) is the preferred treatment for colorectal and, more recently, ovarian cancer patients. Below are three notable […]

HIPEC in Ovarian Cancer

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in Ovarian Cancer. N Engl J Med 2018;378:230-40. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1708618. W.J. van Driel, S.N. Koole, K. Sikorska, J.H. Schagen van Leeuwen, H.W.R. Schreuder, R.H.M. Hermans, I.H.J.T. de Hingh, J. van der Velden, H.J. Arts, L.F.A.G. Massuger, A.G.J. Aalbers, V.J. Verwaal, J.M. Kieffer, K.K. Van de Vijver, H. van Tinteren, N.K. Aaronson, and […]