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journal article 
Author(s):
Schenk, K-E; Schierl, R; Angele, M; Burkhart-Reichl, A; Glockzin, G; Novotny, A; Nowak, D 
Title:
Cisplatin and oxaliplatin surface contamination in intensive care units (ICUs) and hospital wards during attendance of HIPEC patients. 
Abstract:
The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate surface contamination by platinum drugs in the environment of patients in ICUs and wards treated by hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).The monitoring included 12 HIPEC treatments from four hospitals during the following 3 days after perfusion. A total of 33 urine and 33 drainage fluids from HIPEC patients and 160 wipe samples from several surfaces (urine/drainage bags, floors, gloves) were taken during the study period.In urine, the high...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
89 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
991-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0340-0131 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik