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A Case Series of Peritonectomy done in Different Histopathological Patterns of Ovarian Cancer Cases: A Critical Analysis

Smruthisudha Pattnaik

Keywords : Cytoreductive surgery, Epithelial ovarian cancer, Peritonectomy, Surgical complexity score

Citation Information : Pattnaik S. A Case Series of Peritonectomy done in Different Histopathological Patterns of Ovarian Cancer Cases: A Critical Analysis. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2021; 13 (5):297-300.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1923

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 22-12-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Background: Peritoneal dissemination is the most common mode of spread for cancer ovary. Total peritonectomy (PRT) refers to removal of all peritoneum and total omentectomy. Here we have analyzed PRT in five different histopathological variants of ovarian cancer. Case descriptions: Five different cases were operated in our institute in last 1 month. All are having different histopathological patterns and underwent cytoreductive surgery (CRS) with PRT achieving surgical complexity score (SCS) of 8. They were not associated with any major complications due to proper PRT. PRT has been done here by blunt dissection. Discussion: The PRT is feasible with acceptable complication rate and hospital duration. In our case series, only two people had major injury that too due to the tumor properly not due to PRT. Conclusion: The PRT must be done in all cases of carcinoma ovary as part of the CRS procedure. It is reproducible, feasible, and without much complication.

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