Morbidity and Mortality of Early Postoperative Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy as Adjuvant Therapy for Gastric Cancer

Wansik Yu; Ilwoo Whang; Averbach, Andrew; Chang, David; Sugarbaker, Paul H.
November 1998
American Surgeon;Nov1998, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p1104
Academic Journal
Assesses the morbidity and mortality of early postoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy (EPIC) in gastric cancer patients. Histopathologic examination; Overall morbidity; Intra-abdominal sepsis without anastomotic leak and bleeding; Minor complications attributable to EPIC; Benefits from adjutant perioperative IC for gastric cancer.


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