Histological recurrence and depth of loop treatment of the cervix in women of reproductive age: incomplete excision versus adverse pregnancy outcome.

@article{Ang2011HistologicalRA,
  title={Histological recurrence and depth of loop treatment of the cervix in women of reproductive age: incomplete excision versus adverse pregnancy outcome.},
  author={Christine Ang and Ashis Mukhopadhyay and C. Burnley and Kimberly A. Faulkner and Pa Cross and Pierre L. Martin-Hirsch and Raj Naik},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={118 6},
  pages={
          685-92
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Recent meta-analyses have shown that loop treatment of the cervix of > 10 mm depth may be associated with adverse outcomes in future pregnancies. The aim of this study is to assess the rate of incomplete excision and recurrent disease in relation to depth of excision in women of reproductive age undergoing loop treatment. DESIGN Observational cohort study. SETTING Colposcopy Clinic, Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Gateshead, UK. POPULATION In all, 1558 women undergoing… CONTINUE READING

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