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Peritoneal based Malignancies

Peritoneal based Malignancies - Preparing for surgery

Your surgeon will perform a comprehensive medical work-up including blood tests and scans to see if you are suitable for surgery and advise you on the risks involved. This treatment recommendation is often based on consensus by a group of different specialists' opinions (tumour board), which weighs the pros and cons of every treatment strategy. 

Before surgery, the anaesthesia team will also assess your fitness for surgery and advise you on various aspects of general anaesthesia aspects and pain control after surgery. 

Specialist nurses will also provide pre-surgery counselling.
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