Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  2010 Nov;53(11):1024-1027. 10.5468/kjog.2010.53.11.1024.

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for pulmonary metastasis of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. ds123.bae@samsung.com

Abstract

Gestational trophoblastic neoplasm (GTN) is prone to pulmonary metastasis. Although most pulmonary metastatic lesions response with chemotherapy, some lesions do not resolve and persist on radiologic investigations. A 25-year-old women was referred for persistent pulmonary metastatic lesion of GTN. Here, we present a case of chemo-resistant choriocarcinoma metastatic to lung managed by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.

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Gestational trophoblastic neoplasm; Thoracic surgery; Video-assisted
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