M Jiménez-Ayala

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Screening for cervical carcinoma by cervicovaginal cytology has led to a marked reduction in the incidence of and mortality from this tumor over the last 50 years in essentially all countries with a functioning screening program. It is the most successful cancer prevention program of all times. Consequently, approximately 80% of the current incidence of and(More)
ISSUES Differences in type, structure, quality of health care systems and availability of resources influence reporting systems. In most countries, individual systems have a long history of usage that might preclude adoption of a uniform terminology worldwide. CONSENSUS POSITION It is desirable but unrealistic at this time to aim for a unified terminology(More)
The computerized system for recording and reporting cytologic and colposcopic data at the Madrid Provincial Hospital is discussed. Cytodiagnostic codes based on standard international nomenclature, and yet open to constant updating, were created for the anatomic sites from which samples are currently examined (vagina and cervix, endometrium, vulva and(More)
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