Human Trophoblast Neoplasms pp 165-175

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 176)

Epidemiology of Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasm at the Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia

  • M. Farid Aziz
  • Nugroho Kampono
  • Endy Muhardin Moegni
  • Sjahrul Sjamsuddin
  • Budianto Barnas
  • Ratna Suprapti Samil

Abstract

The incidence of molar pregnancy is much higher among oriental people than among white people, the cause of which is not yet known. The majority of gestational trophoblastic tumors are preceded by molar pregnancy, hence the number of patients who have developed gestational trophoblastic disease is higher among oriental people than among white people (1).

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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Farid Aziz
    • 1
  • Nugroho Kampono
    • 1
  • Endy Muhardin Moegni
    • 1
  • Sjahrul Sjamsuddin
    • 1
  • Budianto Barnas
    • 1
  • Ratna Suprapti Samil
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Subdivision of OncologyMedical Faculty University of Indonesia/ Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo HospitalJakartaIndonesia

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