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operation

Synonyms for surgery

a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations

a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments

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Cytoreductive surgery and peri-operative intraperitoneal chemotherapy as a curative approach to pseudomyxoma peritonei syndrome.
The findings of this "hypothesis-generating" study are the first to suggest that statins may be associated with improved outcomes in ovarian cancer patients who underwent cytoreductive surgery, he said; the findings further suggest a potential suppressive impact of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors on tumor biology.
A significant amount of data supports radical cytoreductive surgery from the 1970s to the present, but that body of evidence is mainly from retrospective trials.
Cytoreductive surgery with intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy for disseminated peritoneal cancer of gastrointestinal origin.
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey understands John Waage's situation and we are mindful and sympathetic to him, his family, and friends during this difficult time,'' the company said in a written statement which repeated their assertion that "For patients with colon cancer outside the abdominal cavity, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network currently considers the treatment of disseminated carcinomatosis with cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC to be investigational and does not endorse this therapy outside of a clinical trial.
The standard therapy for advanced ovarian cancer is cytoreductive surgery (usually laparotomy; total hysterectomy, including bilateral salpingectomy and oopherectomy; and possible removal of other tissue, such as lymph nodes or parts of the peritoneum) followed by a platinum-taxane combination chemotherapy infusion every three weeks for six cycles.
Survival effect of maximal cytoreductive surgery for advanced ovarian carcinoma during the platinum era: A meta-analysis.
Some surgeons are hesitant to pursue cytoreductive surgery in these kinds of patients as aggressively as they might in patients with fewer surgical risk factors because of previous data showing poorer survival rates in older women.
The main reasons for the increased survival are the improvements in cytoreductive surgery made in the 1980s and the use of the taxanes (paclitaxel and docetaxel) in the 1990s, Dr.
This new edition now includes; new operative photographs, robotics, the new instruments and energy sources involved in preoperative preparation, plus new chapters on the surgical issues for intraperitoneal chemotherapy, and a chapter on advanced cytoreductive surgery program development.
Survival of patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery for metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the targeted-therapy era.
This study explored the theory that cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) may play an important role in the management of colorectal cancer patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (CRCPC).
Currently, cytoreductive surgery combined with perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy is the standard treatment for patients with peritoneal spread of primary appendiceal tumors.
Optimal cytoreductive surgery is beneficial for patients with stage III and stage IV disease.
EGEN-001 product is currently being examined as a single agent in a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of platinum-resistant ovarian cancer and in combination with chemotherapeutic agents following cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC therapy in colorectal cancer.