On Nov 11th, 2019 the first PIPAC in Chile was performed by Prof. Mario Uribe and Prof. Francisco Lopez at the Clinica Las Condes in Santiago de Chile. The physicians had been previously trained in the PIPAC indications, technique and occupational safety measures in an ISSPP course in Montpellier (France) under the lead of Dr. Olivia Sgarbura.
- Phase III EXPEL Trial Finds No Survival Gain From Extensive Intraoperative Peritoneal Lavage in Gastric Cancer
- First PIPAC in the United States of America, Mayo Clinic
- Peritoneum Prize 2019 awarded to Willemien J van Driel, MD PhD
- First PIPAC in Paraguay
- Cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC effective in strictly selected patients with peritoneal cancer of gastric origin