Laparoscopic Hyperthermic Intra-peritoneal Chemotherapy (hipec) for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

Spiros P Hiotis, MD PHD, Anna G Rosenblatt, BA, Daniel M Labow, MD. Mount Sinai School of Medicine


Patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis are sometimes eligible for treatment with surgical cytoreductive therapy and hyperthermic intra-peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). These procedures are often planned in patients with metastatic appendiceal carcinoma, but patients with other primary cancers are occasionally candidates for HIPEC. HIPEC is conventionally performed as an open surgical technique, and is frequently associated with major open abdominal surgery leading to prolonged post-operative recovery times. However, HIPEC may be performed laparoscopically in cases requiring limited or no tumor debulking. In this film we illustrate a technique for laparoscopic HIPEC, performed entirely with 5mm laparoscopic trocars.

Session Number: SS21 – Videos: Solid Organ & Foregut
Program Number: V047

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