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Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancies in Pakistan

Abstract

This article looks at the current status and evolution of management of peritoneal surface malignancies in Pakistan. A brief overview of health-care infrastructure in the country and an outline of the centers actively involved in the management of PSM are provided.

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PSM Pakistan Working Group

• Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi Pakistan

 – Dr. Samiullah Khan Niazi

• Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi Pakistan

 – Prof Shamim Qureshi

 – Dr. Dileep Kumar

 – Dr. Naeem Khan

 – Dr. Mariyah Anwer

• Patel Hospital, Karachi Pakistan

 – Dr. Raza Hasnain Sayyed

• Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad Pakistan

 – Dr. Hadi Mohammad Khan

• The Aga Khan University, Karachi Pakistan

 – Dr. K. M. Inam Pal

• University of Lahore, Lahore Pakistan

 – Prof Muhammad Arshad Cheema

 – Prof Abul Fazl Ali Khan

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Sayyed, R., PSM Pakistan Working Group. Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancies in Pakistan. Indian J Surg Oncol 10, 37–40 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-019-00880-2

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Keywords

  • Peritoneal Surface Malignancies
  • Cytoreductive Surgery
  • HIPEC