[Cervical cancer screening of HIV-positive women: is a prolongation of the screening interval meaningful?].

@article{Ahr2006CervicalCS,
  title={[Cervical cancer screening of HIV-positive women: is a prolongation of the screening interval meaningful?].},
  author={Andr{\'e} Ahr and Achim Rody and C Cimposiau and C. Faul-Burbes and Stefan Kissler and Manfred Kaufmann and Regine Gaetje},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Gynakologie},
  year={2006},
  volume={128 5},
  pages={242-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Cervical cancer screening guidelines stated recently that the screening interval of healthy women can be extended up to 3 years. Can those recommendations be applied for high risk populations? MATERIAL AND METHODS In a prospective setting 305 HIV-positive women have been enrolled in this analysis between September 2000 and December 2003. Patients have been characterized according to HPV (human papilloma virus) prevalence, CIN (cervical intraepithelial neoplasia) incidence and CD4… CONTINUE READING