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Tips for a Faster Recovery from HIPEC Surgery

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) surgery gives people with abdominal cancer a chance to live longer and feel better. During this procedure, Dr. Dimitri Alden will remove visible tumors from your abdominal cavity, then administer a highly concentrated, heated chemotherapy treatment to target residual cancer cells. The surgery takes about eight to ten hours, and recovery… Continue reading

Symptoms of Liver Tumors Due to Endometriosis

Endometriosis primarily affects the ovaries, fallopian tubes and pelvic tissue. However, endometrial-like tissue can be detected outside of the pelvic organs on rare occasions. Dr. L. Finkel described hepatic endometriosis in 1986 as an exceptionally unusual condition characterized by the development of ectopic endometrial tissue in the liver. Since then, there have only been a… Continue reading

When is Bowel Resection (Removal) Necessary?

Surgeon and his assistant performing operation.

In a perfect world, every body part would last as long as you do. However, sometimes cancer or illness forces people to make sacrifices that are not ideal. This is possible with your bowels, for example, requiring bowel resection surgery. Fortunately, many others have gone through this ordeal before you and achieved excellent results. Dr.… Continue reading

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