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Management of haematological malignancy in pregnancy.
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PMID:  22119057     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The incidence of haematological malignancies in pregnancy ranges from 1 in 1000 to 1 in 10,000. International prospective epidemiology, management and outcome data are important to gain further knowledge of haematological malignancies in pregnancy. The management of haematological malignancies in pregnancy is complex and requires a multidisciplinary approach. The clinician and mother need to address both maternal and fetal well-being. The mother should be provided with the necessary information and support to make informed decisions regarding the pregnancy and disease management. The haematological malignancies are a diverse group with varied presenting features, pathophysiology, treatment options, levels of urgency to commence treatment in pregnancy, effect on maternal and fetal outcome and overall prognosis. We have reviewed the published research in this area, and provide concise up-to-date guidance on the management of haematological malignancies in pregnancy.
Ihab El-Hemaidi; Susan E Robinson
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-1932     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
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Created Date:  2011-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101121582     Medline TA:  Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Haematology Department, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Stadium Road, London, UK.
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