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 ...
Since serosal involvement by malignancy (e.g., carcinomatosis) may occur with
or without concomitant effusion (e.g., ascites), pelvic washing is an important ...
Aug 21, 2011 ... What is pelvic washing? A pelvic wash, also called peritoneal washing cytology (
PWC), is a procedure in which the pelvic cavity is irrigated ...
Aug 18, 2002 ... Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," A very good friend and co-worker has just
been diagnosed with Endometrial Cancer. She underwent a ...
Apr 24, 2013 ... Since serosal involvement by malignancy (e.g., carcinomatosis) may occur with
or without concomitant effusion (e.g., ascites), pelvic washing is ...
The detection of tumor cells in pelvic washings of patients with serous borderline
tumors of the ovary (SBT) remains a diagnostic challenge. Accurate diagnosis ...
Test Name: Pelvic Washing - Cytology Alternate Description: Ascites / Plural /
Pericadial / Peritoneal / Cul de...
Dec 5, 2010 ... The pelvic washings were positive. The surgeon and the pathologist have said
that they think the positive washing came from contamination ...
The detection of tumor cells in pelvic washings of patients with ... Key Words:
ThinPrep, pelvic washing, serous borderline tumor. (SBT), omental implants ...
I have a doctor wanting to schedule a 58661 along with pelvic washings. Does
anyone have any idea what code to use for pelvic washings?