- Covers all the recent developments in peritoneal surface oncology
- Includes the basics of CRS and HIPEC like patient selection, surgical technique, HIPEC methodologies
- Covers individual diseases with an update on the recent developments
- Offers practical suggestions and tips at the end of each chapter
The widespread acceptance among the oncology community at large of cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC as a potentially curative treatment for peritoneal metastases has paved the way for innovative new therapies that could benefit a larger proportion of patients. Much has been and continues to be published on this subject.
This book provides comprehensive reviews on the various aspects of managing peritoneal metastases. The authors highlight essential practical issues that surgical oncologists encounter in their day-to-day practice, and try to before provide evidence based answers to address them. All chapters were written and/or reviewed by leading experts in this field.
'Dr. Aditi Bhatt is a Surgical oncologist specializing in the management of peritoneal surface malignancies. She has done her surgical oncology training from the Gujarat Cancer Research Institute in Ahmedabad, India and has further pursued a fellowship in peritoneal surface malignancies at Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France. She has been pursuing peritoneal surface oncology as a speciality for seven years. She was associate editor with Dr. Paul H. Sugarbaker for the special issue of the Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology on peritoneal surface malignancies in 2016. Dr. Aditi is currently involved in developing a robust system for collection and publication of Indian data pertaining to the management of peritoneal metastases and conducting multi-institutional studies. Here specific areas of interest are pseudomyoma peritonei and other rare peritoneal tumors and ovarian cancer.'