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Principles and Practice of Colposcopy

  • Author: Baliga B. Shakuntala
  • ISBN: 9789352701582
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Publication Date: July 31, 2018
  • Format: Hardback – 386 Pages
  • Language: English


The new edition of this comprehensive manual has been fully revised to provide clinicians with the latest developments in the field of colposcopy.

Beginning with the basic principles of colposcopy, the next chapters explain terminology, technique, and assessment and interpretation of normal and abnormal results.

The following sections present an atlas of colpophotographs illustrating normal and abnormal findings.

The final chapters discuss different colposcopy techniques and management methods for abnormal results, advances in biotechnology, instrumentation and software, equipment maintenance, and infection control measures.

The third edition includes a new chapter on ablative and excisional treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, as well as a comprehensive appendices section including information on training, a colposcopy evaluation form, line diagrams, and more.

Key Features
  • This book covers the practical aspects of basic and advanced colposcopy.
  • Includes the updated International Federation of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy (IFCPC) colposcopic terminology and several new colpophotographs.
  • Chapters on ‘Management of women with abnormal Papanicolaou (Pap) smear report’ and ‘Biopsy-proven cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN): Management options’ are rewritten incorporating treatment algorithms.
  • A new chapter on ‘Ablative and excisional treatments for CIN’ has been included as a ready reference.
  • Chapter on the Pap smear has been retained with the inclusion of the 2014 Bethesda system for reporting cervical cytology and several new photomicrographs of the Pap smear.
  • Chapter on the ‘Colposcopy unit’ includes several digital photographs of instruments and equipment useful for establishing a colposcopy clinic.
  • Includes a chapter on ‘Reprocessing and cleaning in the colposcopy clinic’ based on infection control.
  • Contains numerous colpophotographs that complement the text for an easy understanding of the subject.
  • Will be of immense value for the trainees as well as the matured colposcopists.
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction and Historical Survey
  2. Tissue Basis of Colposcopy
  3. The Papanicolaou Smear
  4. The Colposcopy Unit
  5. Colposcopic Terminology and Appearances of the Cervix
  6. Assessment and Interpretation of Abnormal Colposcopic Appearances of the Cervix
  7. Indications and Technique of Colposcopy of the Cervix
  8. Problems and Errors in Colposcopy
  9. Atlas of Colpophotographs-Normal Transformation Zone
  10. Atlas of Colpophotographs- Abnormal Transformation Zone- Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  11. Atlas of Colpohotographs- Abnormal Transformation Zone- Microinvasive and Invasive Cancer
  12. Atlas of Miscellaneous and Nonspecific Colposcopic Findings
  13. Colposcopy During Pregnancy
  14. Colposcopy of the Vagina
  15. Colposcopy of the Vulva
  16. Colposcopy of Human Papillomavirus Genital Lesions in Women
  17. Management of Women with Abnormal Pap Smear
  18. Biopsy Proven Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN): Management Options
  19. Ablative and Excisional Treatment of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  20. Problematic and Interesting Cases of Colposcopy
  21. Gray Areas in Colposcopy
  22. Immunocytochemistry for Proliferative Markers and New Technologies
  23. Reprocessing and Cleaning in the Colposcopy Clinic
  24. Appendices
    1. Appendix 1: Syllabus for Training in Colposcopy
    2. Appendix 2: Colposcopy Training Program Patient LOG Form
    3. Appendix 3A: 5% Acetic Acid and Lugol’s Iodine
    4. Appendix 3B: Monsel’s Paste and Glycerol Starch
    5. Appendix 4: Colposcopy Evaluation Form
    6. Appendix 5: Line Diagrams of Cervix
    7. Appendix 6: Line Diagrams of Vagina
    8. Appendix 7: Line Diagrams of Vulva
    9. Appendix 8: The 2014 Bethesda System
    10. Appendix 9: International Federation for Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy: Colposcopic Classification (2011)
    11. Appendix 10: Some Important Links


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