Hydatidiform mole in England and Wales 1973-83.

@article{Bagshawe1986HydatidiformMI,
  title={Hydatidiform mole in England and Wales 1973-83.},
  author={Kenneth D. Bagshawe and John Dent and James C. Webb},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1986},
  volume={2 8508},
  pages={673-7}
}
The number of cases of hydatidiform mole (HM) registered annually in England and Wales has risen since 1973 to 1.54 per 1000 live births in 1983. For women over 50 the risk per pregnancy was 411 times and for girls under 15 it was six times greater than that for women aged 25-29. 7.75% of patients had chemotherapy for invasive mole or choriocarcinoma. Patients who had had oxytocin-induced or prostaglandin-induced uterine evacuation or hysterotomy were more likely to need chemotherapy. Human… CONTINUE READING

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