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 SS  Vol.2 No.4 , June 2011
Thrombotic Microangiopathy Induced by Hyperthermal Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy with Mitomycin C
Abstract: A patient with pseudomyxoma peritonei underwent Hyperthermal Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) with Mitomycin C after which she developed thrombotic microangiopathy. This syndrome mimicked possi-ble surgical complications. Treatment with plasma exchange resolved the syndrome and the patient recov-ered completely. This is the first description of thrombotic microangiopathy early after a single dose intrap-eritoneal Mitomycin C.
Keywords: HIPEC, Toxicity, HUS-TTP
Cite this paper: nullM. Köksal, R. Ginkel and J. Zijlstra, "Thrombotic Microangiopathy Induced by Hyperthermal Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy with Mitomycin C," Surgical Science, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2011, pp. 173-174. doi: 10.4236/ss.2011.24037.
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