A Practical Approach to Cervical Cancer Screening Techniques

by T Radha Bai Prabhu

The book titled “A Practical Approach to Cervical Cancer Screening Techniques” discusses in detail about the cervical cancer and its prevention. Cervical cancer is most common in the Indian women. The main aim of this book is to sensitize the postgraduate trainees and gynecologists to prevent cervical carcinoma by detecting preinvasive lesions by screening methods. This book contains 20 chapters. The book begins with a brief introduction about the cervical cancer and its problems globally and in India. Different topics related to cervical cancer such as cervical anatomy; etiology and risk factors in cervical carcinoma; human papillomavirus and cervical carcinoma; pathogenesis; progression and regression in CIN lesions; histology of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; screening tests for cervical carcinoma; HPV DNA testing; cytology of normal and abnormal cells of cervix; management of abnormal cytology cell results; colposcopy and its interpretation; visual inspection methods; cell cycle markers; polarprobe; laser-induced fluorescence; speculoscopy; cervicography and colposcopy training log book are illustrated in brief in different chapters.


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