Intra-thoracic cytoreduction of stage IV peritoneal malignancy: A case series

Marilyn Huang, Douglas A. Levine, Manjit Bains, Nabil Rizk, Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum

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Background: Women with ovarian cancer primarily present with advanced intra-abdominal disease, frequently involving the diaphragm. Cases: We present 2 cases of combined planned intra-thoracic and abdominopelvic radical cytoreduction for stage IV peritoneal malignancy. Conclusions: Our case report indicates the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach in treating patients with advanced-stage peritoneal disease. Multi-disciplinary surgical procedures can achieve optimal cytoreduction and possibly improve overall survival.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)533-536
Number of pages4
JournalGynecologic oncology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Cytoreduction
  • Intra-thoracic
  • Peritoneal malignancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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