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Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Visiting Professorship Series Module 2: Intraoperative Factors Involved in HIPEC
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Activity Description/ Purpose
The use of HIPEC has an increasing role in the management of complex peritoneal malignancies. Implementation of a HIPEC program has numerous challenges. Providing a basic framework for program development will contribute to better standardization of care.

Join us for an exciting discussion on intraoperative considerations, anesthesia management and potential pitfalls when treating PSM patients. 

The planners, moderators, faculty, and reviewers for this activity are listed below:

Alexandra Gangi, MD, MPH (Planner, Moderator)
Cedars Sinai Medical Center 

Deepa Magge, MD (Planner, Moderator)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center 

Trang Nguyen, MD (Presenter)
Indiana University School of Medicine

Alissa Greenbaum, MD (Presenter)
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

Carlos Londono, MD (Presenter)
Henry Ford Health Center

Ali Raza, MD (CME/CPD Committee Reviewer)
Lincoln Medical Center

Laura Dominici, MD (CME/CPD Committee Reviewer)
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Target Audience

This activity is intended for all surgeons and other health care professionals who are involved in the treatment of patients with peritoneal surface malignancies.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize critical intraoperative considerations and steps for optimal debulking
  • Identify key anesthetic considerations for PSM patients

The Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Society of Surgical Oncology designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity offers a maximum of 1 self-assessment credit which may be applied to the American Board of Surgery (ABS) Continuous Certification program. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Requirements for Earning Credit and Method of Participation

This activity consists of educational content and an evaluation. Learners must view the activity content and complete the post-activity evaluation in order to earn credit. A certificate of credit or participation will be available upon successful submission of the post-activity evaluation.

Estimated Time to Complete Activity

The estimated time to complete this entire activity is 1 hour.

Release Date

           September 27, 2023

CME Expiration Date

           September 27, 2024


As required by the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, reviewers, presenters, instructors, moderators, authors, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an activity must disclose ALL financial relationships with any ineligible company that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are those that cannot be accredited in the ACCME System and whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

As the accredited provider, SSO is responsible for identifying relevant financial relationships between individuals in control of educational content and ineligible companies and managing these to ensure they do not introduce commercial bias into the education. Financial relationships of any dollar amount are defined as relevant if the educational content is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved, and the educational content vetted for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. If you perceive bias while participating in this activity, please advise us of the circumstances when completing your postactivity evaluation form.

All identified conflicts of interests have been resolved.

Alexandra Gangi, MD, MPH, Planner, Moderator, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Deepa Magge, MD, Planner, Moderator, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Trang Nguyen, MD, Presenter, has disclosed no financial relationships

Alissa Greenbaum, MD, Presenter, has disclosed no financial relationships

Carlos Londono, MD, Presenter, has disclosed the following financial relationships - GE Healthcare, Edwards Lifesciences - Research Grant

Ali Raza, MD, CME Committee Reviewer, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Laura Dominici, MD, CME Committee Reviewer, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Tim Edwards, Society of Surgical Oncology, Staff, has disclosed no financial relationships.

Kaya Powell, Society of Surgical Oncology, Staff, has disclosed no financial relationships.


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Availability: No future session
Expires on Sep 27, 2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 ABS-MOC Point
1 Participation Credit
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