colposcopy


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colposcopy

[käl′päs·kə·pē]
(medicine)
Visual examination of cells of the vagina and cervix by means of an endoscope.
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and a past president of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.
Colposcopy can't be completed amid the period or other bleeding.
Our goal is have our patients feel reassured and involved in their healthcare when having a DYSIS colposcopy exam, and referring doctors can feel more involved in the evaluation process as well.
The main goal of colposcopy is to prevent cervical cancer by detecting precancerous lesions early and treat them.
Authors Girardi, Reich, Tamussino, and Pickel present students, instructors, and medical professionals working in a wide variety of contexts with the fourth edition of their comprehensive text and atlas of of colposcopy and cervical pathology.
The Document 20 Guidelines state "DySIS colposcopy has a higher sensitivity than conventional colposcopy: it can detect high-grade lesions with 88% sensitivity, compared to the 55% achieved in conventional colposcopy.
Relevance of random biopsy at the transformation zone when colposcopy is negative.
We hypothesized that the majority of women with an abnormal Pap smear despite being informed of this result by their healthcare professional and referred for colposcopy failed to attend for colposcopy and further treatment.
Participants in this study were women between the ages of 12 and 85 years of age who had been issued with one of these letters referring them to the Colposcopy Unit at Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH), Cape Town, for assessment and appropriate clinical management.
The positive predictive value for detecting CIN3 or greater among women referred to colposcopy with HPV testing was 12.