Preventing cervical conization by achieving satisfactory colposcopy with hygroscopic cervical dilators.

Eighteen women with abnormal cervical cytologic findings and unsatisfactory colposcopic examinations underwent cervical dilatation with Dilapan (Gynotech), a hygroscopic dilator. Dilatation exposed the entire squamocolumnar junction, converting an unsatisfactory colposcopic examination into a satisfactory one and avoiding cervical conization in 17 of the… CONTINUE READING