By J. Richard Smith (Editor), Jeremiah Healy (Editor), Giuseppe Del Priore (Editor)

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"Atlas of Staging in Gynecological melanoma" is designed for use at the side of diagnostic approaches among the doctor and the radiologist. It describes the 2 universal staging regimes utilized by all devices internationally, specifically, the FIGO staging process and the TNM process. The ‘landscape’ structure permits every one bankruptcy to open at the left hand aspect and skim around the double unfold, permitting the reader to determine either staging platforms right now.

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G. the liver and brain). 2 This combined the classic FIGO anatomical staging system with a revised World Health Organization risk factor scoring system3 (see Table 1). 1). g. stage FIGO IV: 13. For the purposes of reporting patients are divided into high-risk (score of ≥7) and low-risk (score of 0–6) groups. PSTTs and their non-malignant counterparts are excluded. Histopathology This will normally be available for patients who have had a molar pregnancy and in most cases of non-molar pregnancies.

Staging should be based on history, clinical examination and appropriate laboratory and radiological studies. Since urinary human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) and serum bhCG titres accurately reflect clinical disease, histological verification is not required for diagnosis, although it may aid in therapy. The classic anatomical staging system for GTD1 of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (Federation Internationale Gynecologique Obstetrique or FIGO) describes stage I as disease confined to the uterus and stage II as disease that extends outside of the uterus, but is limited to the genital structures (adnexa, vagina and broad ligament).

Ultrasound Ultrasound with Doppler assessment should be routine in managing these patients. 4 Doppler ultrasound can assess the vascularity of the disease. 5 The liver should also be scanned for 25 Staging in Gynaecological Cancer Principal investigations continued Treatment schedules hepatic metastases. Theca lutein cyst size and cerebrospinal fluid very useful in detecting One of the main reasons for current treatment persistence correlate with the development of metastatic disease when the scans are success is the inherent chemosensitivity of post-molar GTD.

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