By Marc A. Reymond, Wiebke Solass
Pressurized intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy (PIPAC) is a singular method for treating peritoneal carcinomatosis. First encouraging effects were acquired in human sufferers.
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This suggests, besides a good vascularization pattern, an important immunological function in which lymphatic stomata and milky spots appear to be involved. Milky spots must be regarded as strongly reactive structures originating from perivascular effusions in the omentum. e. peritoneal macrophages and secondly can, after specific immunization, be qualified as a lymphoid organ, that is, produce a specific (lymphocyte) mediated response. ) The omentum plays an important role in intraperitoneal tumor cell dissemination and collection (reviewed in ).