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Table 1 Objective tumor response in groups 1 (control; n = 6), 2 (HIPEC; n = 6), and 3 (MMC only; n = 6) 10 days after intervention. * P < 0.05 versus groups 1 and 3; § P < 0.05 versus group 1 (Kruskal-Wallis test)

From: A new survival model for hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) in tumor-bearing rats in the treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis

  Group I Group II Group III
Tumor weight (g) 8,1 ± 3,4 1,8 ± 0,9 * 5,7 ± 2,4 §
Tumor nodules 35 ± 12 4 ± 2 * 16 ± 10 §
Cancer index 3,5 1,4 * 2,6
Ascites 2/6 0/6 0/6
Clinical CR 0/6 4/6 1/6