Positive margin prevalence and risk factors with cervical specimens obtained from loop electrosurgical excision procedures and cold knife conization.

OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence and predictive factors of residual disease in the specimens from cold knife conization (CKC) or the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) and complication rates of these procedures. DESIGN Descriptive analytical study in Srinangarind Hospital, Khon Kaen, Thailand, of a total of 463 patients with abnormal Pap… CONTINUE READING