cone biopsy


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cone biopsy

A surgical method of removing a cone-shaped piece of the cervix for analysis in a laboratory.
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Within six weeks Hannah underwent an operation to remove her cervix and pelvic lymph nodes, after a cone biopsy proved inadequate due to the size of the tumour.
Women who have had a cone biopsy have a higher rate of pre-term births, and some of these babies die.
Acquired causes include senile atrophy of the endocervical canal, scarring of the isthmus by synechiae, radiation and endocervical malignancy or due to surgical procedures such as cone biopsy.
A 46-YEAR-OLD WOMAN UNDERWENT a cervical cone biopsy at a Veterans Administration (VA) hospital on July 18.
About half the women had five or more surgeries, including cone biopsy, laser ablation, and vulvectomy.
Acquired causes are in menopause due to senile atrophy of endocervical canal, cervical or uterine malignancy, cervical surgeries like cone biopsy, electrocautry or cryocoagulation and also radiotherapy.
I had undergone a loop excision biopsy where they took a bit of my cervix away and then had a cone biopsy and in the end I had to have a radical hysterectomy which meant that I could not have any more children.
Cone biopsy A cone biopsy, or conisation, is one of the methods used to cut out a suspicious area of the cervix for investigation, to exclude cancer, or to treat cancer.
Civil servant Kathryn had a regular smear test in March 2010 but when results came back as abnormal she was referred for further treatments including a colposcopy and a cone biopsy.
Jane said that due to her own experiences - and because her own mother, at the age of 30, had a smear test come back positive for pre-cancerous cells followed by a cone biopsy - she thought that doctors would let Kirstie have a smear test.
Cone biopsy: When biopsy or endocervical curettage reveals a problem that requires further investigation, a cone biopsy may be performed.
Dr Wa Xian, Principal Investigator at IMB, said, "Our study also revealed that this exotic population of cells does not reappear after ablation[2] by cone biopsy.