HIPEC - An Effective Treatment Option for Abdominal Cancers

  • Jojo V Joseph Caritas Cancer Institute, Kottayam
Keywords: HIPEC, Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy, Cytoreductive Surgery, Debulking Surgery, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy


Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal chemotherapy is a novel treatment for Peritoneal Surface Malignancies. It involves both surgery and chemotherapy together. The treatment success depends on the correct selection of patients. The procedure is still undergoing standardization.

Author Biography

Jojo V Joseph, Caritas Cancer Institute, Kottayam

MS, MCh Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncologist

How to Cite
Joseph, J. (2024). HIPEC - An Effective Treatment Option for Abdominal Cancers. Kerala Medical Journal, 17(1), 55-56. https://doi.org/10.52314/kmj.2024.v17i1.637
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