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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301834
Description: Diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM) is an aggressive and rare form of cancer arising from the mesothelial lining of the peritoneum. Due to the latency period between asbestos exposure and ... More
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/299000
Description: Objectives: Incomplete cytoreduction often occurs because of overwhelming burden of disease intraperitoneally that limit a successful cytoreduction. The outcome of an incomplete cytoreduction followed ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301235
Description: Background: Small bowel adenocarcinoma is a rare malignancy that presents both a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. The late presentation is often associated with disseminated carcinomatosis which ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301497
Description: Gender influence on survival in mesothelioma has been observed in several large clinical series. However, this gender effect has not been investigated. Female patients often have less aggressive tumor ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301860
Description: Malignant mesothelioma is a highly aggressive neoplasm. The incidence of malignant mesothelioma is increasing worldwide. Diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM) represents one-fourth of all m ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301259
Description: Aims: Peritoneal mesothelioma is a rapidly progressing malignancy with a median survival of 6-12 months. Palliative surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy are futile and have not shown to improve surv ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301280
Description: Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a rare condition mostly originating from low malignant potential mucinous tumours of the appendix. Although this disease process is minimally invasive and rarely causes ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301702
Description: Background. Mucinous neoplasms of the urachus are rare malignancies so that the physicians' index of suspicion for a timely and accurate diagnosis is low. Also, this disease may present with a wide va ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301266
Description: At the Fifth International Workshop on Peritoneal Surface Malignancy, in Milan, the consensus on preoperative investigations for peritoneal surface malignancy was obtained through the Delphi process. ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/301273
Description: Background: Peritonectomy combined with perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy is a successful treatment option for patients with peritoneal dissemination of appendiceal and colorectal malignancy. ... More
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