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Peritoneal Metastases
Siva P. Raman, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Peritoneal carcinomatosis, peritoneal implants, omental caking
            • Definitions

              • Metastatic disease to omentum, peritoneal surface, peritoneal ligaments, or mesentery

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                      • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                        • Fluoroscopic Findings

                          • Imaging Recommendations

                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                              PATHOLOGY

                              • General Features

                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                    • Microscopic Features

                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                      • Presentation

                                        • Demographics

                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                            • Treatment

                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                              • Consider

                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                  Selected References

                                                  1. Diop AD et al: CT imaging of peritoneal carcinomatosis and its mimics. Diagn Interv Imaging. ePub, 2014
                                                  2. Vicens RA et al: Multimodality imaging of common and uncommon peritoneal diseases: a review for radiologists. Abdom Imaging. ePub, 2014
                                                  3. Chang MC et al: PET or PET/CT for detection of peritoneal carcinomatosis: a meta-analysis. Clin Nucl Med. 38(8):623-9, 2013
                                                  4. Klumpp BD et al: Preoperative assessment of peritoneal carcinomatosis: intraindividual comparison of 18F-FDG PET/CT and MRI. Abdom Imaging. 38(1):64-71, 2013
                                                  5. Klumpp BD et al: Peritoneal carcinomatosis: comparison of dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging with surgical and histopathologic findings. Abdom Imaging. 37(5):834-42, 2012
                                                  6. Soussan M et al: Comparison of FDG-PET/CT and MR with diffusion-weighted imaging for assessing peritoneal carcinomatosis from gastrointestinal malignancy. Eur Radiol. 22(7):1479-87, 2012
                                                  7. Patel CM et al: CT, MRI and PET imaging in peritoneal malignancy. Cancer Imaging. 11:123-39, 2011
                                                  8. Cohn SM et al: Computed tomography grading systems poorly predict the need for intervention after spleen and liver injuries. Am Surg. 75(2):133-9, 2009
                                                  9. De Gaetano AM et al: Imaging of peritoneal carcinomatosis with FDG PET-CT: diagnostic patterns, case examples and pitfalls. Abdom Imaging. 34(3):391-402, 2009
                                                  10. González-Moreno S et al: Imaging of peritoneal carcinomatosis. Cancer J. 15(3):184-9, 2009
                                                  11. Karabulut N et al: Intra-abdominal spilled gallstones simulating peritoneal metastasis: CT and MR imaging features (2008: 1b). Eur Radiol. 18(4):851-4, 2008
                                                  12. Jayne DG: The molecular biology of peritoneal carcinomatosis from gastrointestinal cancer. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 32(2):219-25, 2003
                                                  13. Park CM et al: Recurrent ovarian malignancy: patterns and spectrum of imaging findings. Abdom Imaging. 28(3):404-15, 2003
                                                  14. Pavlidis N et al: Diagnostic and therapeutic management of cancer of an unknown primary. Eur J Cancer. 39(14):1990-2005, 2003
                                                  15. Canis M et al: Risk of spread of ovarian cancer after laparoscopic surgery. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 13(1):9-14, 2001
                                                  16. Chorost MI et al: The management of the unknown primary. J Am Coll Surg. 193(6):666-77, 2001
                                                  17. Raptopoulos V et al: Peritoneal carcinomatosis. Eur Radiol. 11(11):2195-206, 2001
                                                  18. Sugarbaker PH: Review of a personal experience in the management of carcinomatosis and sarcomatosis. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 31(12):573-83, 2001
                                                  19. Tamsma JT et al: Pathogenesis of malignant ascites: Starling's law of capillary hemodynamics revisited. Ann Oncol. 12(10):1353-7, 2001
                                                  20. Canis M et al: Cancer and laparoscopy, experimental studies: a review. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 91(1):1-9, 2000
                                                  21. Leblanc E et al: Surgical staging of early invasive epithelial ovarian tumors. Semin Surg Oncol. 19(1):36-41, 2000
                                                  22. Seidman JD et al: Ovarian serous borderline tumors: a critical review of the literature with emphasis on prognostic indicators. Hum Pathol. 31(5):539-57, 2000
                                                  23. Sugarbaker PH et al: Clinical pathway for the management of resectable gastric cancer with peritoneal seeding: best palliation with a ray of hope for cure. Oncology. 58(2):96-107, 2000
                                                  24. Patel SV et al: Supradiaphragmatic manifestations of papillary serous adenocarcinoma of the ovary. Clin Radiol. 54(11):748-54, 1999
                                                  25. Sugarbaker PH: Management of peritoneal-surface malignancy: the surgeon's role. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 384(6):576-87, 1999
                                                  26. Fecteau AH et al: Peritoneal metastasis of intracranial glioblastoma via a ventriculoperitoneal shunt preventing organ retrieval: case report and review of the literature. Clin Transplant. 12(4):348-50, 1998
                                                  27. Ohtani T et al: Early intraperitoneal dissemination after radical resection of unsuspected gallbladder carcinoma following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surg Laparosc Endosc. 8(1):58-62, 1998
                                                  28. Sugarbaker PH: Intraperitoneal chemotherapy and cytoreductive surgery for the prevention and treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis and sarcomatosis. Semin Surg Oncol. 14(3):254-61, 1998
                                                  29. Averbach AM et al: Strategies to decrease the incidence of intra-abdominal recurrence in resectable gastric cancer. Br J Surg. 83(6):726-33, 1996
                                                  30. Conlon KC et al: Laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasound in the staging of gastric cancer. Semin Oncol. 23(3):347-51, 1996
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                                                  Tables

                                                  KEY FACTS

                                                  • Terminology

                                                    • Imaging

                                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                        • Pathology

                                                          • Clinical Issues

                                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                                            • Synonyms

                                                              • Peritoneal carcinomatosis, peritoneal implants, omental caking
                                                            • Definitions

                                                              • Metastatic disease to omentum, peritoneal surface, peritoneal ligaments, or mesentery

                                                            IMAGING

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Radiographic Findings

                                                                • CT Findings

                                                                  • MR Findings

                                                                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                                      • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                                        • Fluoroscopic Findings

                                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                                              • General Features

                                                                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                              • Consider

                                                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                                  1. Diop AD et al: CT imaging of peritoneal carcinomatosis and its mimics. Diagn Interv Imaging. ePub, 2014
                                                                                                  2. Vicens RA et al: Multimodality imaging of common and uncommon peritoneal diseases: a review for radiologists. Abdom Imaging. ePub, 2014
                                                                                                  3. Chang MC et al: PET or PET/CT for detection of peritoneal carcinomatosis: a meta-analysis. Clin Nucl Med. 38(8):623-9, 2013
                                                                                                  4. Klumpp BD et al: Preoperative assessment of peritoneal carcinomatosis: intraindividual comparison of 18F-FDG PET/CT and MRI. Abdom Imaging. 38(1):64-71, 2013
                                                                                                  5. Klumpp BD et al: Peritoneal carcinomatosis: comparison of dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging with surgical and histopathologic findings. Abdom Imaging. 37(5):834-42, 2012
                                                                                                  6. Soussan M et al: Comparison of FDG-PET/CT and MR with diffusion-weighted imaging for assessing peritoneal carcinomatosis from gastrointestinal malignancy. Eur Radiol. 22(7):1479-87, 2012
                                                                                                  7. Patel CM et al: CT, MRI and PET imaging in peritoneal malignancy. Cancer Imaging. 11:123-39, 2011
                                                                                                  8. Cohn SM et al: Computed tomography grading systems poorly predict the need for intervention after spleen and liver injuries. Am Surg. 75(2):133-9, 2009
                                                                                                  9. De Gaetano AM et al: Imaging of peritoneal carcinomatosis with FDG PET-CT: diagnostic patterns, case examples and pitfalls. Abdom Imaging. 34(3):391-402, 2009
                                                                                                  10. González-Moreno S et al: Imaging of peritoneal carcinomatosis. Cancer J. 15(3):184-9, 2009
                                                                                                  11. Karabulut N et al: Intra-abdominal spilled gallstones simulating peritoneal metastasis: CT and MR imaging features (2008: 1b). Eur Radiol. 18(4):851-4, 2008
                                                                                                  12. Jayne DG: The molecular biology of peritoneal carcinomatosis from gastrointestinal cancer. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 32(2):219-25, 2003
                                                                                                  13. Park CM et al: Recurrent ovarian malignancy: patterns and spectrum of imaging findings. Abdom Imaging. 28(3):404-15, 2003
                                                                                                  14. Pavlidis N et al: Diagnostic and therapeutic management of cancer of an unknown primary. Eur J Cancer. 39(14):1990-2005, 2003
                                                                                                  15. Canis M et al: Risk of spread of ovarian cancer after laparoscopic surgery. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 13(1):9-14, 2001
                                                                                                  16. Chorost MI et al: The management of the unknown primary. J Am Coll Surg. 193(6):666-77, 2001
                                                                                                  17. Raptopoulos V et al: Peritoneal carcinomatosis. Eur Radiol. 11(11):2195-206, 2001
                                                                                                  18. Sugarbaker PH: Review of a personal experience in the management of carcinomatosis and sarcomatosis. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 31(12):573-83, 2001
                                                                                                  19. Tamsma JT et al: Pathogenesis of malignant ascites: Starling's law of capillary hemodynamics revisited. Ann Oncol. 12(10):1353-7, 2001
                                                                                                  20. Canis M et al: Cancer and laparoscopy, experimental studies: a review. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 91(1):1-9, 2000
                                                                                                  21. Leblanc E et al: Surgical staging of early invasive epithelial ovarian tumors. Semin Surg Oncol. 19(1):36-41, 2000
                                                                                                  22. Seidman JD et al: Ovarian serous borderline tumors: a critical review of the literature with emphasis on prognostic indicators. Hum Pathol. 31(5):539-57, 2000
                                                                                                  23. Sugarbaker PH et al: Clinical pathway for the management of resectable gastric cancer with peritoneal seeding: best palliation with a ray of hope for cure. Oncology. 58(2):96-107, 2000
                                                                                                  24. Patel SV et al: Supradiaphragmatic manifestations of papillary serous adenocarcinoma of the ovary. Clin Radiol. 54(11):748-54, 1999
                                                                                                  25. Sugarbaker PH: Management of peritoneal-surface malignancy: the surgeon's role. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 384(6):576-87, 1999
                                                                                                  26. Fecteau AH et al: Peritoneal metastasis of intracranial glioblastoma via a ventriculoperitoneal shunt preventing organ retrieval: case report and review of the literature. Clin Transplant. 12(4):348-50, 1998
                                                                                                  27. Ohtani T et al: Early intraperitoneal dissemination after radical resection of unsuspected gallbladder carcinoma following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surg Laparosc Endosc. 8(1):58-62, 1998
                                                                                                  28. Sugarbaker PH: Intraperitoneal chemotherapy and cytoreductive surgery for the prevention and treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis and sarcomatosis. Semin Surg Oncol. 14(3):254-61, 1998
                                                                                                  29. Averbach AM et al: Strategies to decrease the incidence of intra-abdominal recurrence in resectable gastric cancer. Br J Surg. 83(6):726-33, 1996
                                                                                                  30. Conlon KC et al: Laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasound in the staging of gastric cancer. Semin Oncol. 23(3):347-51, 1996