An Observation on the Prophylactic Use of Chemotherapy After Termination of Hydatidiform Mole

  • D. Chun
  • T. Lu
  • H. K. Chung
Part of the UICC Monograph Series book series (UICC, volume 3)

Abstract

The much dreaded complication of hydatidiform mole is choriocarcinoma and its incidence was found to be 9% among 265 cases treated in our clinic (Chun et al., 1964). A study was made 9 months ago to see if the prophylactic use of chemotherapy could prevent it!

Keywords

Methotrexate Cond Noma Choriocarcinoma Mercaptopurine 

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References

  1. Chun, D., Braga, C., Chow, C., and Lok, L., Treatment of hydatidiform mole. J. Obstet. Gynaec. Brit. Cwlth. 71, 185–191 (1964).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Chun
    • 1
  • T. Lu
    • 1
  • H. K. Chung
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyUniversity of Hong KongChina

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