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Table 4 Method of intra-abdominal HIPEC

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

The method of intra-abdominal HIPEC N (%)
 HIPEC with open method 8 (31)
 HIPEC with closed method 17 (65)
 Others 1 (4)
Type of HIPEC machine N (%)
 Use FDA-authorized machine or commercially available machine 23 (85)
 Use self-produced machine 2 (8)
 Others 2 (7)
The temperature of infusing liquid while performing HIPEC N (%)
 Under 40°°C 0 (0)
 40°°C 1 (4)
 41°°C 6 (21)
 42°°C 14 (50)
 43°°C 6 (21)
 Above 43°°C 1 (4)
HIPEC perfusion time N (%)
 60 min 8 (30)
 90 min 13 (48)
 120 min 1 (4)
 Others 5 (18)<- 19
Performing cost of HIPEC except the price of running a machine and chemotherapy agents N (%)
 About $1000 2 (8)
 $1000–$2000 8 (31)
 $2000–$3000 5 (19) <-24
 $3000–$4000 0 (0)
 $4000 11 (42) <-52