Is liquid-based cervical cytology test more effective than conventional pap smear?


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Kusabbi I. A., Aydogmus H., Isik H., Seven A., Yuksel B., Turkmen G. G., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE, vol.14, no.1, pp.5-8, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.29333/ejgm/81871
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL
  • Page Numbers: pp.5-8
  • Keywords: cervical cancer, high risk human papilloma virus, cervical cancer screening, cervical precanserous lesions, THINPREP, CANCER, LIQUI-PREP(TM), PERFORMANCE, CARCINOMA, ACCURACY, SYSTEM, TRENDS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate and compare the efficiencies of cytologic test methods conventional Pap smear (CVS) versus Thin Prep liquid-based cytology technique (TPT) in the histologic diagnosis of the precancerous lesions of the cervix and cervical cancer.