Diagnostic value of VIA comparing with conventional pap smear in the detection of colposcopic biopsy proved CIN

  title={Diagnostic value of VIA comparing with conventional pap smear in the detection of colposcopic biopsy proved CIN},
  author={Divya Hegde and H. P. C. Shetty and Prasanna Kumar Shetty and Supriya Rai and Lakshmi Manjeera and Nachiket Vyas and Anupama Hegde and H Madhukar Mallya and A. Rajesh},
Introduction: Cervical cancer, the leading malignancy among Indian women is preventable and curable if detected at an early stage using proper screening tools. We conducted a study to assess the role of visual inspection with acetic acid as an alternative to pap smear and in screening program for cervical cancer in low resource settings. Methods: Two hundred and twenty five women in reproductive age group attending the Gynecology department at K.S Hegde Charitable Hospital were enrolled in the… CONTINUE READING


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