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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Namely Colposcopy Market Report has Been Published by Market Research Future Which Covers All the Geographical Locations with Demand, Trend Analysis with near about Forecasted results and Also Covers the Market Expectations.
DISGRACEFUL CervicalCheck recommended to the nurse in her GP's office that Claire go back into the public system, have the test redone, wait up to eight months for her results and then a further three to four months to have a colposcopy.
"A colposcopy is basically a closer look at your cervical cells, a mildly invasive procedure which gives a more detailed picture of what's going on."
Traditional colposcopy, a simple procedure used to look at the cervix, is around 40 to 50% accurate, whereas DYSIS imaging is 80 to 90% accurate in showing up changes in cells which could, if left untreated, lead to cervical cancer.
If these tests were both positive, they were referred for colposcopy. Women who were positive for ASCUS and HPV negative returned in 12 months and were referred for colposcopy if they had ASCUS or any higher-grade abnormality.
In addition, sensitivity of colposcopy is known to be as low as 55-65% [11-13], punch biopsy has been reported to often miss the highest grade of disease [14], and there is evidence of considerable inter- and intraobserver disagreement between colposcopic assessments [15].
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of colposcopy using Swede score and to determine the degree of correlation between colposcopic impression and histopathology.
Colposcopy can't be completed amid the period or other bleeding.
The primary objective of this descriptive study was to report on serial cervical cancer screening and colposcopy results in this unique cohort.
There are different methods of diagnosing cervical cancer, including conventional cytology (Pap smear), liquid-based cytology (LBC), visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), colposcopy, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) DNA test, Hybrid Capture II, and a histopathological analysis.