colposcopy


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col·pos·co·py

 (kŏl-pŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. col·pos·co·pies
Examination of the vaginal and cervical epithelia by means of a colposcope.

[Greek kolpos, vagina, womb + -scopy.]
Translations

col·pos·co·py

n. colposcopía, examen de la vagina y del cuello uterino a través de un colposcopio.

colposcopy

n (pl -pies) colposcopia
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In their modeling, the USPSTF assumed that colposcopy is 100% sensitive.
Now the question arises that this machine is what and how it works in simple language colposcopy is the examination of the cervix with a microscope called colposcope.
Therefore, screening of the cervix by cytology and colposcopy can significantly reduce the rate of invasive cancers.
Arizona Oncology adopted the DYSIS colposcope technology to not only assist physicians in identifying pre-cancerous or cancerous cells on the cervix, but to also help women understand their colposcopy exam through high-resolution imagery and easy-to-read color-coded maps of the cervix provided by DYSIS technology.
Colposcopy was performed in all women with unhealthy cervix during gynaecological examination, abnormal Pap smear report, recurrent vaginal discharge and postcoital bleeding.
Burghardt's Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology: Textbook and Atlas, 4th Edition
s DySIS Colposcope has been recognised as an approved advanced technology by the NHS Cervical Screening Programme (NHSCSP) in the latest UK National Colposcopy Guidelines, the company said on Monday.
Without this information, I am not convinced that LSIL requires a random biopsy when colposcopy is adequate and normal, regardless of HPV status.
At the same time, attendance behavior for colposcopy (a method for diagnosing and treating cervical abnormalities and lesions that could lead to cervical cancer) should be sufficient to achieve a good prognosis.
Entry of a diagnosis for each woman presenting with a high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion or three consecutive low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions automatically generates a letter of appointment for colposcopy.
The proposed indication also states that women who test negative for high-risk HPV types "should be followed-up in accordance with the physician's assessment of screening and medical history, other risk factors, and professional guidelines," and that women who test positive for HPV genotypes 16 and/or 18 "should be referred to colposcopy.