cytoreduction


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cytoreduction

 [si″to-re-duk´shun]
1. decrease in the number of cells, such as in a tumor.

cy·to·re·duc·tive ther·a·py

therapy with the intention of reducing the number of cells in a lesion, usually a malignancy.
Synonym(s): cytoreduction

cytoreduction

/cy·to·re·duc·tion/ (-re-duk´shun)
1. decrease in number of cells, as in a tumor.

cytoreduction

(sīt″ō-rĕ-dŭk′shŭn) [″ + ″]
Cellular killing, usually of cancerous cell clones, with chemotherapy.
cytoreductive (-dŭk′-tĭv), adjective
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The patient was administered only antithrombotic therapy (LMWH, warfarin, and then aspirin) as he denied cytoreduction.
Several randomized controlled trials have reported equivalent survival for primary surgical cytoreduction and NACT.
The addition of extensive upper abdominal surgery to achieve optimal cytoreduction improves survival in patients with stages IIIC-IV epithelial ovarian cancer.
Two treatment options, available for ovarian cancers in advanced stage, are either a primary surgical cytoreduction or chemotherapy in an attempt to downstage the tumor followed by surgery.
1) Despite the standard treatment of primary cytoreduction and systemic chemotherapy, 70-90% of patients develop recurrent disease.
Intraperitoneal hypertermic chemotherapy associated with optimal cytoreduction has become the standard treatment for diffuse peritoneal mesothelioma with better results compared to systemic chemotherapy.
Pseudomyxoma peritonei: Role of 18F-FDG PET in preoperative evaluation of pathological grade and potential for complete cytoreduction.
Pleural effusion detected at CT prior to primary cytoreduction for stage III or IV ovarian carcinoma.
In fact, some studies have shown that right hemicolectomy can have a negative survival advantage in the setting of pseudomyxoma peritonei, and should only be carried out at the time of complete cytoreduction and intraperitoneal chemotherapy, as success of the latter may be impaired by adhesions created by prior colonic surgery.
At the end of September, she had cytoreduction surgery which is described as the "mother of all surgeries.
TNFAIP8 over-expression is associated with platinum resistance in epithelial ovarian cancers with optimal cytoreduction.
Complete cytoreduction offers longterm survival in patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis from appendiceal tumors of unfavorable histology.