Colposcopy : A Practical Guide
This new, fully revised edition of Colposcopy: A Practical Guide is a state-of-the-art guide to colposcopy, directly applicable to daily clinical practice, and a key text for all those involved in the screening and management of women with cervical cytological abnormalities. All chapters have been updated for this new edition with the latest nomenclature, staging, classification and evidence-based treatment guidelines, as well as important new material on HPV testing and vaccination. Concise text is enhanced by full-colour illustrations and flow-diagrams throughout. Colposcopy: A Practical Guide is essential reading for the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology colposcopy training programme and is also an important practical guide for all gynaecologists, nurse colposcopists and gynaecological oncologists.
- Electronic book text
- 05 Jun 2012
- CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
- 2nd Revised edition
- 12 b/w illus. 120 colour illus. 9 tables
'... very accessible ... it is a concise, fast read supplying the information required in a quick and efficient way ...' Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care
Table of contents
Foreword; Preface; Glossary of terms; 1. Basic principles of colposcopy; 2. The normal cervix and colposcopic appearance; 3. Natural history of cervical carcinoma, HPV and vaccination; 4. Colposcopic appearance of CIN; 5. Colposcopic directed biopsies; 6. Invasive cervical disease; 7. Glandular disease; 8. Inflammatory and infective conditions of the cervix and anogenital tract; 9. Management techniques; 10. Follow-up after treatment; 11. Vaginal abnormalities; 12. Vulval disease; 13. Pregnancy and puerperium; 14. Menopause, contraception, immunosuppression, HIV and smoking; Further reading; Index.