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Exposure to cisplatin in the operating room during hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy

URN to cite this document:
urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-epub-462890
DOI to cite this document:
10.5283/epub.46289
Markowiak, Till ; Ried, Michael ; Larisch, Christopher ; Nowak, Dennis ; Hofmann, Hans-Stefan ; Rakete, Stefan
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Abstract

Purpose Hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy (HITOC) is an additive, intraoperative treatment for selected malignant pleural tumors. To improve local tumor control, the thoracic cavity is perfused with a cisplatin-containing solution after surgical cytoreduction. Since cisplatin is probably carcinogenic to humans, potential contamination of surfaces and pathways of exposure should be ...

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