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OBJECTIVE To evaluate and analyze the results of chemotherapy (EMA-CO [etoposide, methotrexate, actinomycin D-cyclophosphamide, vincristine]) in high-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN). STUDY DESIGN A total of 97 women with high-risk GTN were evaluated for a period of 13 years (1995-2008). All women received EMA-CO as a first-line(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the outcome of secondary management in drug-resistant gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN). STUDY DESIGN Sixteen of 60 patients with GTN (8 low-risk and 8 high-risk) who developed resistance to primary chemotherapy were studied retrospectively. Primary chemotherapy was methotrexate-folinic acid rescue (MTX-FA) for low risk and(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVE Over 70% of the cases present in advanced stages of the disease and are associated with poor prognosis and high mortality rates. In many of them, it is difficult to offer definitive treatment as they present in uremia due to associated obstructive uropathy. There are no clear-cut guidelines for performing percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) in(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical, laboratory, and diagnostic features in women with abdominal tuberculosis that resembled advanced ovarian malignancy. METHODS A retrospective review of women with abdominal tuberculosis who were managed at GCRI Ahmedabad from 1996 to 2001 was undertaken. RESULTS Fifteen patients (3.06 %) with suspected ovarian cancer(More)
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