Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease
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- Gale, LWW, and Ovid from 2001
Perceived risk of cervical cancer among low-income women.
We examined the perceived risk of cervical cancer among an ethnically diverse population of women of lower socioeconomic status. Females attending a women's health clinic were recruited for a study addressing cervical cancer prevention. Survey questions evaluated lifetime perceived risk of cervical...
Hysterectomy for abnormal cervical smear when local excision is not possible.
To review the outcomes of those women who underwent hysterectomy because of an abnormal cervical smear where local excision was considered technically not possible. A retrospective chart review was performed for all women who had hysterectomy at a university-affiliated hospital, carried out during t...
2011 ISSVD Terminology and classification of vulvar dermatological disorders: an approach to clinical diagnosis.
The study aimed to formulate an easy clinical approach that may be used by clinicians of all backgrounds to diagnose vulvar dermatological disorders. The International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease appointed a committee with multinational members from the fields of dermatology, gynec...
Mucosal lichen planus, a systemic disease requiring multidisciplinary care: a cross-sectional clinical review from a multidisciplinary pers...
This study aimed to emphasize the importance of seeing mucosal lichen planus (LP) as a systemic disease and not an isolated oral or genital disease and to analyze the proportion of thyroid antibodies among patients with multimucosal LP. All patients examined by the authors and diagnosed with mucosal...
Cream with cutaneous fibroblast lysate for the treatment of provoked vestibulodynia: a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled crossover...
Is treatment of provoked localized vulvodynia with cutaneous lysate skin cream containing human cytokines effective? This is a double-blind placebo-controlled randomized crossover trial with a study and a placebo cream applied twice daily for 3 months, 1-week washout, followed by a 3-month crossover...
A cost-effectiveness analysis of anal cancer screening in HIV-positive women.
Our objective was to determine whether anal cancer screening in HIV+ women is cost-effective. A Markov model analysis of 100 HIV+ women was constructed. All women had a CD4 count less than 200 and were assumed to be on antiretrovirals. Rates of AIN were based on previous studies. Progression rates w...
Lichen sclerosus: a 5-year follow-up after topical, subdermal, or combined therapy.
We compared the results of a weekly topical application of high-potency steroid (HPS) with a combined HPS and monthly anesthetic/steroid subdermal injection (ASI). Outcomes were timed to achieve pruritus-free status, the number of symptomatic recurrences, and patient satisfaction with therapy. Fifty...
Presenting features of pyometra including an increase in iatrogenic causes.
A retrospective case series of 14 patients were diagnosed with pyometra for 10 years at our hospital. We reported iatrogenic causes, such as radiofrequency or uterine artery embolization, and other pyometra causes in our hospital to provide guidance for diagnosis by a gynecologist.
Risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2+ among women with a history of previous treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: ASCUS...
The objective of the current study was to describe outcomes among women with low-grade abnormalities on cervical cytology screening in the setting of previous excisional or ablative treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). Study participants were recruited into the Study to Understand...
The impact of a multidisciplinary conference in the management of cervical cytological and histological abnormalities: a university hospital...
This study evaluates the impact of a cytology-colposcopy correlation conference (CCCC) on the management of preinvasive cervical lesions in a university hospital. This is a retrospective analysis of 130 consecutive cases from the colposcopy clinic at our University Health Center that were presented...