On Nov 21st, 2019 the first PIPAC in Paraguay was performed by Dr. Francisco Perrota at the INCAN Hospital de Clinicas in Asuncion. The physician has 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