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International Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 148420, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/148420
Research Article

Effects of Neoadjuvant Intraperitoneal/Systemic Chemotherapy (Bidirectional Chemotherapy) for the Treatment of Patients with Peritoneal Metastasis from Gastric Cancer

1NPO Organization to Support Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Treatment, Osaka, Kishiwada 596-0032, Japan
2Department of Surgery, Kusatsu General Hospital, Shiga, Kusatsu 525-8585, Japan
3Department of Surgery, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Center, Kishiwada Tokushukai Hospital, Kishiwada 596-8522, Japan
4Peritoneal Dissemination Program, Kishiwada Tokushukai Hospital and Kusatsu General Hospital, NPO Organization to Support Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Treatment, 1-26, Haruki-Moto-Machi, Osaka, Kishiwada City, 596-0032, Japan
5Department of Surgery, Tanta University Hospital, Tanta, Egypt
6Department of Experimental Therapeutics, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa 920-1192, Japan
7Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Oita University, Oita 870-1192, Japan
8Department of Oncology, Zhongnan Hospital, Cancer Center of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China

Received 13 January 2012; Accepted 29 April 2012

Academic Editor: Lapo Bencini

Copyright © 2012 Yutaka Yonemura et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Yutaka Yonemura, Ayman Elnemr, Yoshio Endou, et al., “Effects of Neoadjuvant Intraperitoneal/Systemic Chemotherapy (Bidirectional Chemotherapy) for the Treatment of Patients with Peritoneal Metastasis from Gastric Cancer,” International Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol. 2012, Article ID 148420, 8 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/148420