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Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.186.170.500
E02.319.170.500
E02.565.370
Unique ID
D000084262
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000084262
Scope Note
A cancer treatment that involves filling the abdominal cavity with heated chemotherapy drugs. It is performed after the surgeon removes tumors or lesions from the abdominal area, to kill any cancer cells that remain after surgery and reduce the risk for cancer recurrence. (From: https://www.mdanderson.org/treatment-options/hyperthermic-intraperitoneal-chemotherapy.html; Feb, 20, 2020).
Entry Term(s)
HIPEC
Hot Chemotherapy
Intraperitoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy
NLM Classification #
QZ 270
Previous Indexing
Hyperthermia, Induced (1996-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021; see HYPERTHERMIA, INDUCED 2018-2020
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Preferred
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