Fertility sparing surgery in gestational trophoblastic neoplasia: A report of 4 cases

Ahmadi, Shahnaz and Hasanzadeh, Malihe and Vahid Roodsari, ftemeh and Gaveden Mehr, Masoumeh and Tabari, Azadeh (2016) Fertility sparing surgery in gestational trophoblastic neoplasia: A report of 4 cases. International Journal of Reproductive BioMedicine, 14 (9). pp. 603-606.

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Background: Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) is a curable disease that involves the development of malignant tumor in the woman after a normal or molar pregnancy. The position of surgery in GTN is not properly specified and is changing due to new chemotherapy protocols. However, the role of surgery is highlighted in chemotherapy-resistant GTN. Other indications of surgery in trophoblastic diseases are drug toxicity and uterine perforation. Based on the fact that most women in certain age tend to preserve fertility, this study reported 4 cases of successful treatment after fertility sparing surgery. Case: A hospital-based case-report study was carried out to investigate the role of surgery in 4 patients with GTN. In this study, acute complications, such as intraabdominal bleeding and liver dysfunction due to chemotherapy occurred in some patients. Surgery was performed and all cases underwent localized tumor removal while preserving the uterus. No hysterectomy surgery was performed. Conclusion: Surgery is supposed in specific cases of GTN, who desire preserving fertility.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicin
Depositing User: زهرا صفایی
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2018 08:22
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2018 08:22
URI: http://eprints.bpums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7305

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