Peritoneal washing is a procedure used to look for malignant cells, i.e. cancer, in
the peritoneum. Peritoneal washes are routinely done to stage abdominal and
pelvic tumours ...
Feb 29, 2016 ... In some cases, pelvic washings are obtained, the omentum is removed, and/or
peritoneal biopsies are obtained. If the cancer has spread ...
Apr 24, 2013 ... Since serosal involvement by malignancy (e.g., carcinomatosis) may occur with
or without concomitant effusion (e.g., ascites), pelvic washing is ...
Pelvic Washings. Christina S. Chu, MD Last Modified: August 18, 2002. Question.
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Pelvic or peritoneal washing cytology (PWC) is a most useful indicator of
subclinical peritoneal spread of ovarian cancer and thus provides valuable
staging and ...
Sep 16, 2009 ... Key Words: pelvic washing; cytology; fallopian tube; carci- noma. The practice of
performing peritoneal washing cytology in cases of suspected ...
Nov 26, 2004 ... pelvic washing, peritoneal washing, endometrial cancer, surgical staging ... The
adverse impact of positive washings on overall survival was ...
The detection of tumor cells in pelvic washings of patients with serous borderline
... No study has exclusively examined pelvic washing cytology of patients with ...
May 14, 2013 ... KEY WORDS: endosalpingosis; peritoneal washings; pelvic washings; ... Since
the 1950s, peritoneal washing (PW) cytology has been used to ...
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