Adjuvant Chemotherapy in a Pregnant Woman With Endodermal Sinus Tumor of the Ovary

@article{Motegi2007AdjuvantCI,
  title={Adjuvant Chemotherapy in a Pregnant Woman With Endodermal Sinus Tumor of the Ovary},
  author={Makoto Motegi and S. Takakura and H. Takano and T. Tanaka and K. Ochiai},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={109},
  pages={537-540}
}
  • Makoto Motegi, S. Takakura, +2 authors K. Ochiai
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • BACKGROUND: The administration of chemotherapeutic drugs during pregnancy is rare. We describe a case of malignant ovarian tumor complicating pregnancy. CASE: After laparotomy at 18 weeks of gestation, the patient received three courses of cisplatin, vinblastine, and bleomycin. Elective cesarean delivery was performed at 31 weeks of gestation. A normal infant was delivered, and no evidence of tumor recurrence was observed. Metastasis to the liver was detected in the fifth month after delivery… CONTINUE READING
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