Table 1

Baseline characteristics of patients with peritoneal metastasis who were treated with pressurised intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy (PIPAC) in the PIPAC-OPC1 study

Patients (n)35
Age, median years (range)65 (41–84)
Sex (male/female)19/16
Previous systemic chemotherapy32
Bidirectional treatment5
Primary tumour origin
 Small bowel2
 Bile ducts2
  Mucinous adenocarcinoma1
  Goblet cell carcinoid1
   Low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm 2
 Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma1
 Metastasis of unknown primary1
 Primary tumour resected21
Baseline ascites volume (mL)
  • PIPAC, pressurised intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy.