A new approach for the detection of cervical cancer in Thai women.

  title={A new approach for the detection of cervical cancer in Thai women.},
  author={Ratana Sindhuphak and Somchai Issaravanich and Venus Udomprasertgul and Pailin Srisookho and Suwanna Warakamin and Sirin Sindhuphak and Rerngsak Boonbundarlchai and Nikorn Dusitsin},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  volume={90 1},
OBJECTIVES The objective was to screen cervical cell samples of Thai women by using the Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectrophotometry technique; the results were compared to the histologic diagnosis (gold standard). METHODS FTIR spectrophotometry is a new technology for cervical cancer screening. Instead of detecting the morphological changes as used in Pap smear test, this technique detects, at the molecular level, structural changes of functional groups through the changes of the… CONTINUE READING


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