Vulvar and vaginal cancers and dysplasia in France--an analysis of the hospital medical information system (PMSI) database.

@article{Rmy2009VulvarAV,
  title={Vulvar and vaginal cancers and dysplasia in France--an analysis of the hospital medical information system (PMSI) database.},
  author={Vanessa R{\'e}my and Patrice Mathevet and Alexandre Vainchtock},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={147 2},
  pages={210-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Literature on the epidemiology of vulvar and vaginal cancers is scarce. The incidence of these diseases seems to be increasing. It has been reported that about 40% of vulvar and 70% of vaginal cancers may be linked to human papillomavirus (HPV). This study aimed to assess the medical burden associated with hospitalizations and management of vulvar and vaginal cancers and dysplasia (VIN and VaIN) in France. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective analysis using the French national hospital… CONTINUE READING

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