The relationship of maternal age to molar pregnancy incidence, risks for chemotherapy and subsequent pregnancy outcome.

@article{Savage2013TheRO,
  title={The relationship of maternal age to molar pregnancy incidence, risks for chemotherapy and subsequent pregnancy outcome.},
  author={Philip Savage and Ailsa Sita-Lumsden and Sylvia Dickson and Rajesh Iyer and Jan Everard and R. Shane Coleman and Rosemary Ann Fisher and Dee Short and Sabrina Casalboni and Karina Catalano and Michael J. Seckl},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={406-11}
}
The national registration and treatment service for molar pregnancies in the UK allows for the collection of accurate data on this relatively rare diagnosis. In England and Wales, between 2000 and 2009, 5,793 patients with complete moles and 7,790 with partial moles were registered, compared with a total of 8,242,511 conceptions. The overall molar pregnancy incidence was 1 for every 607 conceptions (complete mole 1:1,423; partial mole 1:1,058), but with major variations with age. For complete… CONTINUE READING

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