IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 28 / Issue 4 / pii/2007182

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Open Access Case Report

Difficulties in achieving optimal cytoreduction in primary peritoneal carcinoma management

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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zeynep Kamil Women and Children's Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of General Surgery, Haydarpasa Numune Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2007, 28(4), 330–331;
Published: 10 August 2007
Abstract

Primary peritoneal carcinoma (PPC) occurs mostly in older women and rarely in women under 50 years of age. The mean age of patients with PPC in our study was 65.5 years. We present the clinical and demographic data, management of cases and the results of six women who underwent exploratory laparotomy between January 2003 and August 2006.

Keywords
Primary peritoneal carcinoma
Optimal cytoreduction
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