Table 1

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

VariableValue
Patients (n)35
Age, median years (range)65 (41–84)
Sex (male/female)19/16
Previous systemic chemotherapy32
Bidirectional treatment5
Primary tumour origin
 Stomach4
 Small bowel2
 Bile ducts2
 Pancreas3
 Appendix4
  Mucinous adenocarcinoma1
  Goblet cell carcinoid1
   Low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm 2
 Colorectal13
 Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma1
 Ovary5
 Metastasis of unknown primary1
 Primary tumour resected21
Baseline ascites volume (mL)
 022
 1–5007
 501–10003
 >10003
  • PIPAC, pressurised intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy.