Surgical Treatment of Intraperitoneal Metastases From Lung Cancer

Two Case Reports and a Review of the Literature

Simone Sibio; Giuseppe Sigismondo Sica; Sara Di Carlo; Maurizio Cardi; Alessandra Di Giorgio; Bianca Maria Sollazzo; Paolo Sammartino


J Med Case Reports. 2019;13(262) 

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In our patients with isolated peritoneal metastases from lung cancer, cytoreduction showed good prognosis with acceptable morbidity. Although resection is the standard of care in bowel obstructions, this treatment option might be considered even in an elective stetting in highly selected cases to improve survival. Strict clinical and imaging diagnostic follow-up should be performed in these patients, and a peritoneal diffusion of the tumor should be anticipated and investigated.