This 3D medical animation describes the process of a HIPEC procedure, including Cytoreductive Surgery.
Peritoneal cancer is rare and hard to spot, but patients can get better if they're diagnosed correctly and get some aggressive treatment.
Cytoreductive surgery, the aggressive removal or destruction of the visible tumors in the abdomen, is performed by Mercy's top cancer surgeons.
Dr. Armando Sardi, Director of The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy Medical Center, speaks on HIPEC surgery as treatment of late stage abdominal cancer.
Mercy's Surgical Oncology team is widely regarded for their training and skills in utilizing hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) to treat advanced stages of abdominal cancer (peritoneal surface malignancies).