Conservative management of a patient with endometrial carcinoma desiring fertility: how to inform?


Topuz S. , Kalelioglu I., Iyibozkurt C., Ergun B.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY, cilt.29, ss.661-663, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.661-663

Özet

Conservative management of patients with endometrial cancer who desire fertility is becoming widespread in certain circumstances. A 36-year-old women desiring fertility with early-stage endometroid type adenocarcinoma of the endometrium was treated with 160 mg/d megestrol acetate for six months. After confirmation of a normal endometrial biopsy she became pregnant spontaneously. Following an uneventful pregnancy a healthy baby at term was delivered by cesarean section. Definitive surgery was Performed. The risks and benefits of this thereupeutic approach are discussed and informing style of the patients emphasized.