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Successful pregnancy after conservative surgery for stage IA endometrial cancer in a young woman

Authors
Journal
Fertility and Sterility
0015-0282
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
91
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2008.10.040
Keywords
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Pregnancy
  • Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Mpa)
  • Conservative Surgery
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Objective To report a case of successful pregnancy after conservative surgery for stage 1A endometrial cancer. Design Case report. Setting University hospital. Patient(s) A 33-year-old woman who was diagnosed with stage IA endometrial cancer. Intervention(s) Conservative surgery and chemotherapy. Main Outcome Measure(s) Clinical outcome. Result(s) After administering medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) for 6 weeks, hysterofiberscopy showed that the restricted lesions still remained. A partial resection of the lesions was therefore performed. The patient delivered a girl by cesarean section after the surgery. Conclusion(s) Conservative surgery after MPA treatment may be a new treatment option for patients who wish to preserve their fertility.

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