Cold coagulation, Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, Screening.
In 2015, Cold Coagulation was introduced as a treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) at our colposcopy clinic. We reviewed the 6-month follow up data of the first 200 women who underwent Cold Coagulation using cytology and HPV status as tests of cure (TOC). A random sample of 200 patients treated by Large Loop Excision of the Transformation Zone (LLETZ) during the same period was used to compare treatment outcome. Six months following treatment,173 (86.5%) of the women treated by CC and 167 (83.5%) treated by LLETZ had negative cytology. (x2= P>0.05). 148 (74%) treated by Cold Coagulation and 166 (83%) treated by LLETZ were HPV negative (x2= P
Medicine and Health Sciences | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wyse A, Seah W A, O’Neill J. Byrne P. The use of cold coagulation for the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Irish Medical Journal. 2017;110(5):565
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