Gestational Trophoblastic Disease: Current Evaluation and Management

  • The Majority of the women suffering from any form of gestational trophoblastic disease can be successfully diagnosed and treated with preservation of their reproductive function. 
  • Managing molar pregnancies properly is crucial in diminishing the acute complications and identifying postmolar gestational trophoblastic neoplasia quickly. 
  • Individualizing treatment for women suffering from any form of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia is crucial. This individualization must be based on known risk factors, usage of less-toxic therapy for patients with low-risk diseases and aggressive multiagent therapy for those with high-risk diseases. 
  • Only the centers or consultants having experience in the complex multimodality treatment must manage Patients with high-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia.

SOURCE- Soper JT. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease: Current Evaluation and Management [published correction appears in Obstet Gynecol. 2022 Jan 1;139(1):149]. Obstet Gynecol. 2021;137(2):355-370. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000004240

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