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  • metastasis
  • If you or a loved one has peritoneal metastasis, you need specialists who are experienced at offering the most effective treatments in a caring and compassionate environment. (nebraskamed.com)
  • The goal is to eradicate all visible disease, which has been one of the most important factors in reducing short-term relapse and extending survival for people with peritoneal metastasis. (nebraskamed.com)
  • Patients with peritoneal metastasis generally have a shorter overall survival than those without peritoneal involvement. (docplayer.net)
  • chemotherapy
  • The role of chemotherapy is unclear due to lacking randomized trials but seems to be accepted if there is lymph node involvement or peritoneal seeding. (hindawi.com)
  • abdomen
  • 3 The presenting symptoms are painless abdominal distension, a palpable mass, or secondary complications in the abdomen such as intestinal obstruction, volvulus, intestinal infarction, or bleeding. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • His blood pressure was 118/84 mmHg without orthostatic change, and his abdomen was diffusely tender without localized pain or peritoneal signs. (ubc.ca)
  • Diffuse
  • Three weeks later, he returned to the urgent care centre with diffuse abdominal pain, fatigue, and tachycardia (heart rate of 100 beats per minute). (ubc.ca)
  • peritoneum
  • Secondly, cancer or metastases localised only to the peritoneum, without spread to lungs, liver or any other extra-abdominal location is considered as local disease. (overallhealth.in)
  • tumor cells
  • PMP has been broadly applied to a heterogeneous group of pathological conditions with a similar clinical presentation, with the site of the primary tumor, neoplastic phenotype of the peritoneal tumor cells and classification of the disease being a matter of controversy. (biomedcentral.com)
  • vague abdominal pain
  • A 42-year-old woman (gravida 2, para 2) who had no preterm or nonviable deliveries presented to the emergency department with shortness of breath, vague abdominal pain, decreased appetite with early satiety, gastroesophageal reflux disease, night sweats, and a 30-lb weight loss in the past 2 months. (jaoa.org)
  • surgery
  • If a mass in the appendix is encountered incidentally during the course of abdominal surgery, an appendectomy is performed with frozen-section analysis of the mass. (hindawi.com)