GESTATIONAL TROPHOBLASTIC DISEASE: EXPERIENCE AT NAWABSHAH HOSPITAL

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Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD) is a heterogeneous group of diseases that includes partial and complete hydatidiform mole, invasive mole, choriocarcinoma and placental site trophoblastic tumour. The incidence of GTD varies in different parts of the world. The malignant potential of this disease is higher in South East Asia in comparison to western countries. Objectives of study were to determine the frequency, clinical presentation and management outcomes of GTD. This retrospective, descriptive case series was conducted in the Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology Nawabshah Medical College Hospital, from 1st Jan 2007 to 30th Dec 2007. Methods: The case records of all the gestational trophoblastic cases during study period were analysed regarding their history, clinical examination, investigations, treatment and follow-up. The main outcomes were measured in terms of duration, antecedent pregnancy, investigations, treatment and the follow-up.

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J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2009;21(1)http://www.ayubmed.edu.pk/JAMC/PAST/21-94 1/Khairunnisa.pdfGESTATIONAL TROPHOBLASTIC DISEASE: EXPERIENCE ATNAWABSHAH HOSPITALKhairunnisa Nizam, Gulfareen Haider*, Nizamuddin Memon**, Ambreen HaiderDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nawabshah Medical College Hospital, Nawabshah, *Department of Obstetrics andGynaecology, Isra University Hospital, **Department of Radiology, Department of Cardiology, Liaquat University of Medical HealthSciences Hospital, Hyderabad, PakistanBackground: Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD) is a heterogeneous group of diseases thatincludes partial and complete hydatidiform mole, invasive mole, choriocarcinoma and placental sitetrophoblastic tumour. The incidence of GTD varies in different parts of the world. The malignantpotential of this disease is higher in South East Asia in comparison to western countries. Objectives ofstudy were to determine the frequency, clinical presentation and management outcomes of GTD. Thisretrospective, descriptive case series was conducted in the Department of Obstetric and GynaecologyNawabshah Medical College Hospital, from 1st Jan 2007 to 30th Dec 2007. Methods: The case recordsof all the gestational trophoblastic cases during study period were analysed regarding their history,clinical examination, investigations, treatment and follow-up. The main outcomes were measured interms of duration, antecedent pregnancy, investigations, treatment and th

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