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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of survey respondents

From: Current practices of cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in the treatment of peritoneal surface malignancies: an international survey of oncologic surgeons

Volume of medical institution N (%)
University hospital 23 (68%)
 Cancer center 9 (26%)
 General hospital 2 (6%)
Country N (%)
 Korea 16 (47%)
 USA 3 (9%)
 Italy 3 (9%)
 France 2 (6%)
 India 2 (6%)
 Greece 2 (6%)
 Japan 1 (3%)
 Germany 1 (3%)
 Netherlands 1 (3%)
 Spain 1 (3%)
 Canada 1 (3%)
Specialty N (%)
 General surgery (colorectal cancer) 15 (44%)
 General surgery (gastric cancer) 8 (24%)
 Obstetrics and gynecology (gynecologic cancer) 7 (21%)
 General surgery (liver cancer) 1 (3%)
Age
 30s 7 (21%)
 40s 16 (47%)
 50s 4 (12%)
 60s 7 (21%)
Experience number of PSM N (%)
 < 10 7 (21)
 11–30 10 (29)
 31–50 3 (9)
 > 51 14 (41)
Major causes of PSM N (%)
 Pseudomyxoma 9 (24)
 Ovarian cancer 9 (24)
 Colorectal origin cancer 9 (24)
 Gastric origin cancer 4 (11%)
 Peritoneal mesothelioma 1 (3%)
 Others 5 (14%)