Intraoperative molar pregnancy crisis.

  title={Intraoperative molar pregnancy crisis.},
  author={Barrie Robinson},
  journal={AORN journal},
  volume={60 2},
          193, 196-201
Molar pregnancy is a gestation in which the ovum is transformed into a fleshy tumor mass or mole. Of all gynecologic tumors, it is one of the most feared. It is characterized by first trimester bleeding, hyperemesis, and toxemia and can be diagnosed using pelvic ultrasound. Suction currettage is the treatment of choice for molar pregnancy when a patient desires to have more children; however, hysterectomy may be necessary. Abdominal hysterectomy reduces the risk of malignant sequelae… CONTINUE READING