Jatupol Srisomboon

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PURPOSE To report the results of radiation therapy in carcinoma of the cervix treated by external irradiation and high-dose-rate (HDR) intracavitary brachytherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS This is a retrospective analysis of 2,063 patients with histologically proven carcinoma of the cervix treated by external irradiation and HDR intracavitary brachytherapy(More)
UNLABELLED Pregnancy with visible fetal heart beat complicated by first trimester threatened abortion had significant increased risk of subsequent spontaneous abortion compared with normal pregnancy. OBJECTIVE To compare pregnancy outcomes in cases complicated by first trimester threatened abortion with those that were not. METHODS Prospective cohort(More)
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of high-grade histologic diagnoses in women who had low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) on Pap smear in an area with high incidence of cervical cancer. We conducted a retrospective study of 220 women with LSIL cytology undergoing colposcopic examination in Chiang Mai University(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the knowledge, attitudes, and awareness of female sex workers (FSWs) regarding cervical cancer and its prevention in Thailand. METHOD From August through November 2008, 402 consecutive FSWs were recruited for interviews. RESULTS The mean knowledge score was 4.9 (maximum possible, 15; range, 0-14). Approximately 60% of the FSWs had(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the use of lubricating gel during vaginal speculum examination affected cytologic interpretation in the conventional Pap smear. STUDY DESIGN Two consecutive cervical smears were obtained from 1334 patients undergoing Pap smear screening. The first smear (uncontaminated) was obtained using the routine collection technique.(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the "top-hat" and conventional loop electrosurgical excision procedures (LEEP) performed in women with a type 3 transformation zone to assess the rate of endocervical margin involvement. METHODS Women with a type 3 transformation zone randomly allocated into the conventional (n=94) and top-hat LEEP (n=86) groups were analyzed. (More)
AIM To determine the clinicopathological predictors for residual disease in women who have had cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) II-III with endocervical cone margin involvement after loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP). METHODS All of the women who had CIN II-III on LEEP specimens with endocervical margin involvement, and underwent(More)
AIMS To evaluate the feasibility, safety, and complications of total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) in women undergoing prior diagnostic excision of the cervix. METHODS A retrospective study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2) was conducted in a tertiary care university hospital. The medical records of women undergoing TLH between June 2003 and(More)
Patients with stage IIB cervical cancer in some countries in Europe and Asia especially in Japan are usually treated with radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy. Extrauterine diseases, ie, nodal metastases, parametrial invasion, and intraperitoneal spread, can be readily identified. We present the literature review of radical hysterectomy in stage(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the accuracy of a single sonographic measurement of cervical length early in the third trimester as a predictor of preterm delivery. METHODS A total of 771 women attending the antenatal clinic at the Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital between January 1, 1990, and November 30, 1993, with singleton gestations, cervical competence,(More)