How Much Does HIPEC Cost?
HIPEC is a type of hyperthermia used in conjunction with the surgery for the treatment of advanced abdomen cancers such as appendicitis cancer, colon cancer, ovarian cancer, stomach cancer. Immediately after cytoreductive surgery, heated chemotherapeutic drugs are briefly infused into the peritoneal cavity (abdomen) and their circulation is provided. Such factors as hospitalization, operating room, surgical team, equipment, chemotherapy drugs are taken into account when calculating the cost and price of HIPEC which is a highly complicated surgical procedure. Some of these costs can be covered by Social S or private insurance companies.