Colposcopically directed biopsy, random cervical biopsy, and endocervical curettage in the diagnosis of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia II or worse.

@article{Pretorius2004ColposcopicallyDB,
  title={Colposcopically directed biopsy, random cervical biopsy, and endocervical curettage in the diagnosis of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia II or worse.},
  author={Robert Gerald Pretorius and Wen-Hua Zhang and Jerome Leslie Belinson and Man-ni Huang and Ling-ying Wu and Xun Zhang and You-lin Qiao},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={191 2},
  pages={430-4}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine the relative importance of colposcopically directed biopsy, random biopsy, and endocervical curettage (ECC) in diagnosing > or =cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) II. Study design During a screening study, 364 women with satisfactory colposcopy and > or =CIN II were diagnosed. All colposcopically detected lesions were biopsied. If colposcopy showed no lesion in a cervical quadrant, a random biopsy was obtained at the squamocolumnar… CONTINUE READING