Chapter 2. Pre-Invasive Disease, Colposcopy and Adenocarcinoma
Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses
How to Cite
Dunleavey, R. (2008) Pre-Invasive Disease, Colposcopy and Adenocarcinoma, in Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch2
- Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
- Published Print: 12 DEC 2008
Print ISBN: 9780470061015
Online ISBN: 9780470988046
- pre-invasive disease, colposcopy and adenocarcinoma;
- cervical cytology testing;
- cervical cytology and conventional smear versus liquid based cytology (LBC);
- high grade CIN management;
- adenocarcinoma of cervix;
- adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS);
- adenosquamous carcinoma;
- diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure and adenocarcinoma
This chapter contains sections titled:
Cervical cytology testing
Cervical cytology: conventional smear versus liquid based cytology (LBC)
An abnormal smear – what next?
When is a colposcopy performed?
How is a colposcopy performed?
Nursing care of a patient undergoing a diagnostic colposcopy
Who carries out colposcopies?
Management of high grade CIN
Excisional techniques – cervical conisation
Which CIN treatment is the best?
‘See and treat’ colposcopy
Adenocarcinoma of the cervix
Stages of adenocarcinoma
Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS)
Diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure and adenocarcinoma
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