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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 225-228

Perioperative concerns and management of pressurised intraperitoneal aerosolised chemotherapy: Report of two cases


1 Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain, Tata Memorial Centre, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Sohan Lal Solanki
Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain, 2nd Floor, Main Building, Tata Memorial Centre, Dr E Borges Marg, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ija.IJA_623_17

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Pressurised intraperitoneal aerosolised chemotherapy (PIPAC) is a new, mostly supportive approach to help patients with advanced peritoneal metastasis to increase the lifespan. It carries occupational hazards to health-care workers and especially anaesthesiologist during the procedure. The aerosolised chemotherapy can also cause chemical peritonitis and organ dysfunction in the perioperative period. In this case report, we present the report of two cases and discuss the perioperative concerns and management related to PIPAC.


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