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A Practical Guide

2nd Edition


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  • Authors:
  • Mahmood Shafi, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
  • Saloney Nazeer, University Hospital of Geneva
  • Date Published: April 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107667822

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  • This new, fully revised edition of Colposcopy: A Practical Guide is a state-of-the-art guide to colposcopy, directly applicable to daily clinical practice, and a key text for all those involved in the screening and management of women with cervical cytological abnormalities. All chapters have been updated for this new edition with the latest nomenclature, staging, classification and evidence-based treatment guidelines, as well as important new material on HPV testing and vaccination. Concise text is enhanced by full-colour illustrations and flow-diagrams throughout. Colposcopy: A Practical Guide is essential reading for the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology colposcopy training programme and is also an important practical guide for all gynaecologists, nurse colposcopists and gynaecological oncologists.

    • A concise, practical guide, with take-home messages for each chapter
    • Colour illustrations and flow diagrams aid quick and accurate treatment of patients
    • Written by leading gynaecologists and gynaecological oncologists, offering a definitive guide based on international experience
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    • Winner, First Prize, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Category, British Medical Association Book Awards 2013

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    '… very accessible … it is a concise, fast read supplying the information required in a quick and efficient way …' Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: April 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107667822
    • length: 92 pages
    • dimensions: 246 x 188 x 5 mm
    • weight: 0.28kg
    • contains: 12 b/w illus. 120 colour illus. 9 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Glossary of terms
    1. Basic principles of colposcopy
    2. The normal cervix and colposcopic appearance
    3. Natural history of cervical carcinoma, HPV and vaccination
    4. Colposcopic appearance of CIN
    5. Colposcopic directed biopsies
    6. Invasive cervical disease
    7. Glandular disease
    8. Inflammatory and infective conditions of the cervix and anogenital tract
    9. Management techniques
    10. Follow-up after treatment
    11. Vaginal abnormalities
    12. Vulval disease
    13. Pregnancy and puerperium
    14. Menopause, contraception, immunosuppression, HIV and smoking
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  • Authors

    Mahmood Shafi, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
    Mahmood I. Shafi is Consultant Gynaecological Surgeon and Oncologist, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK.

    Saloney Nazeer, University Hospital of Geneva
    Saloney Nazeer is Consultant at the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Versoix, Switzerland.


    • Winner, First Prize, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Category, British Medical Association Book Awards 2013

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