Abnormal Cervical Pathology in Hysterectomy Specimens after Normal Preoperative Papanicolaou Smears

Abstract

Hysterectomy is the most common major nonObstetrics operation undergone by women worldwide (Lin et al., 2012; Stang et al., 2012). It is a destructive surgery. Hysterectomy can be used to eradicate both malignant and non-malignant gynaecological diseases. Previousreports showed that hysterectomy rate for uterine leiomyoma was greater than all other indications combined, namely endometriosis, uterine prolapse and other minor conditions (Lin et al., 2012, Stang et al., 2012). Hysterectomy was the second mostmedical operation undergone in woman for medical reason, after cesarean sections in Obstetrics and Gynaecological operations in Thammasat University Hospital. Preoperative preparation of hysterectomy included history taking, physical and pelvic examination and

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@inproceedings{Chundarat2014AbnormalCP, title={Abnormal Cervical Pathology in Hysterectomy Specimens after Normal Preoperative Papanicolaou Smears}, author={Pong-anan Chundarat and Komsun Suwannarurk and Kornkarn Bhamarapravatana and Junya Pattaraarchachai and Yenrudee Poomtavorn}, year={2014} }