Intervention Protocol

Management of low-grade squamous intra-epithelial lesions of the uterine cervix: repeat cytology versus immediate referral to colposcopy

  1. Maria Kyrgiou1,*,
  2. Sofia Melina Stasinou2,
  3. Marc Arbyn3,
  4. George Valasoulis2,
  5. Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami4,
  6. Pierre PL Martin-Hirsch5,
  7. Aristotelis D Loufopoulos6,
  8. Petros J Karakitsos7,
  9. Evangelos Paraskevaidis2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group

Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009836


How to Cite

Kyrgiou M, Stasinou SM, Arbyn M, Valasoulis G, Ghaem-Maghami S, Martin-Hirsch PPL, Loufopoulos AD, Karakitsos PJ, Paraskevaidis E. Management of low-grade squamous intra-epithelial lesions of the uterine cervix: repeat cytology versus immediate referral to colposcopy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD009836. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009836.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea - Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial NHS Healthcare Trust, Gynaecologic Oncology, London, UK

  2. 2

    Ioannina University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

  3. 3

    Scientific Institute of Public Health, Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Brussels, Belgium

  4. 4

    Imperial College, Surgery and Cancer, London, UK

  5. 5

    Royal Preston Hospital, Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, Gynaecological Oncology Unit, Preston, Lancashire, UK

  6. 6

    Aristotle University Thessaloniki, 2nd Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

  7. 7

    University General Hospital Attikon, Department of Cytopathology, Haidari, Attika, Greece

*Maria Kyrgiou, Gynaecologic Oncology, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea - Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial NHS Healthcare Trust, Du Cane Road, London, W12 0 HS, UK. mkyrgiou@yahoo.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The aim of this review will be to assess whether women with low-grade squamous intra-epithelial lesions (LSILs) should be referred immediately to colposcopy or have repeat cytology.