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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

A peritoneal adenocarcinoma characterized by build-up of MUCUS in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. Mucus secreting cells may attach to the peritoneal lining and continue to secrete mucus. The majority of cases represent tumor spread from a primary low-grade mucinous neoplasm of the APPENDIX (NCI Thesaurus).
Also Known As:
Gelatinous Ascites; Syndrome of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei; Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Syndrome; Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Syndromes; Ascites, Gelatinous
Networked: 585 relevant articles (45 outcomes, 40 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Mesothelioma
2. Ascites
3. Appendiceal Neoplasms (Appendix Cancer)
4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
5. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)

Experts

1. Morris, David L: 26 articles (05/2022 - 04/2009)
2. Chua, Terence C: 17 articles (01/2017 - 04/2009)
3. Sugarbaker, Paul H: 14 articles (09/2021 - 04/2004)
4. Deraco, Marcello: 14 articles (01/2021 - 09/2002)
5. Baratti, Dario: 13 articles (01/2021 - 04/2004)
6. Kusamura, Shigeki: 13 articles (01/2021 - 09/2002)
7. Sugarbaker, P H: 12 articles (06/2017 - 04/2000)
8. Liauw, Winston: 12 articles (01/2017 - 02/2010)
9. Glehen, Olivier: 10 articles (01/2021 - 07/2005)
10. Glehen, O: 10 articles (06/2020 - 01/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Pseudomyxoma Peritonei:
1. MucinsIBA
2. Expectorants (Mucolytics)IBA
3. Fluorouracil (Carac)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Cisplatin (Platino)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Fibrinogen (Factor I)FDA Link
7. Tumor Biomarkers (Tumor Markers)IBA
8. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
9. SolutionsIBA
10. Hydrogen Peroxide (Hydroperoxide)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Cytoreduction Surgical Procedures
2. Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Therapeutics
5. Colectomy