Lower Genital Tract Precancer: Colposcopy, Pathology and Treatment / Edition 2

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Overview

Written by leading authorities, the second edition of this popular reference describes the applications and benefits of colposcopy in modern gynecological practice, emphasizing practical management. A new chapter dealing with the aetiological factors of lower genital tract precancer and the role of human papilloma virus brings the reader up to date with the pivotal role of HPV in diseases of the lower genital tract. This augments the early chapters dealing with methods of investigation and colposcopic examination. New sections detailing cytology, the management of minor abnormality smears, HIV and early invasive cancer are included; as well as a new section devoted to the role of minimal access surgery. These enhancements in content coupled with numerous new line drawings and over 350 full-color illustrations, reinforce this authoritative account of the normal and abnormal cervic and benign and malignant lesions.

The book contains predominantly color illustrations, with some black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Booknews
New edition of an extensively illustrated text that provides an examination of the applications and benefits of modern diagnostic and therapeutic practices in managing lesions of the female lower genital tract. Singer (gynecological research, U. of London) and Monaghan (gynecological oncology services, Queen Elizabeth Hospital) covers investigative procedures and techniques, reviews the normal and abnormal cervix, and fully appraises the diagnosis and management of both benign and malignant lesions. Topics include vaginal, vulvular and perianal premalignant diseases as well as those which mimic precancer. Includes a new section on AIDS and a chapter on pathology. Oversize: 9.50x12.50<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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" The authors are to be congratulated on producing this fine reference text book, a useful addition to the library of both the novice and expert colposcopist." (Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780632047697
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 12.60 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition.

Preface to First Edition.

Acknowledgements.

1 The Histopathology of Anogenital Tract Neoplasia.

2 Human Papillomaviruses in Pathogenesis of Lower Genital Tract Neoplasia.

3 Examination for Cervical Precancer.

4 Colposcopy of the Normal Cervix.

5 Cytology and Screening for Cervical Precancer.

6 Diagnosis of Cervical Precancer.

7 Management of Cervical Precancer.

8 Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia.

9 Vulvar Intraepithelial Neoplasia.

10 Perianal and Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia.

11 Genital Tract Adenosis.

12 Infective and Other Conditions Causing Confusion in Diagnosis of Lower Genital Tract Precancer.

Index.

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