Incidence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade III, and cancer of the cervix uteri following a negative Pap-smear in an opportunistic screening.

@article{Gram1998IncidenceOC,
  title={Incidence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade III, and cancer of the cervix uteri following a negative Pap-smear in an opportunistic screening.},
  author={Inger Torhild Gram and Maurizio Macaluso and Helge Stalsberg},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1998},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={228-32}
}
BACKGROUND To investigate the influence of screening history on the diagnosis of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade three (CIN III) and cervical cancer in an opportunistic screening program. DESIGN Follow-up study of women with a negative Pap-smear at entry. MATERIALS Records from 41212 women pertaining to cervical specimens in the Pathology Registry of the University Hospital in Tromsø. RESULTS During the 175,673 person-years (pyr) of observation, 396 incident cases (379 of CIN III… CONTINUE READING

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