The natural history of HPV infection of the uterine cervix. Long-term observational and histological data.

@article{Paraskevaidis2002TheNH,
  title={The natural history of HPV infection of the uterine cervix. Long-term observational and histological data.},
  author={Evangelos Paraskevaidis and Apostolos I. Kaponis and Vassiliki Malamou-Mitsi and E Joyce Davidson and Pierre Martin Hirsch and George Koliopoulos and Lina Papp and Konstantinos A. Zikopoulos and Minas Paschopoulos and Evangelos Lolis and Panagiotis Stamatopoulos and Niki John Agnantis},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2002},
  volume={22 2B},
  pages={1177-81}
}
BACKGROUND To investigate the natural history of HPV infection of the uterine cervix following a 10-year prospective observational study. PATIENTS AND METHODS Three hundred and thirty women with cytological and colposcopic features of HPV infection +/- CIN 1 were recruited into the study. These women were followed up for a period of 10 years, during which time they had repeated colposcopic assessments and cytological monitoring Those women with evidence of high-grade disease at any stage of… CONTINUE READING