European consensus statement on essential colposcopy

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Redman C. W. E., Kesic V., Cruickshank M. E., Gultekin M., Carcopino X., Castro Sanchez M., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY, vol.256, pp.57-62, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


This European consensus statement on essential colposcopy provides standards for the general colposcopist seeing women referred for colposcopy with an abnormal cervical screening test (including cytology and HPV tests) or with a clinically suspicious cervix. The article gives guidance regarding the aims and conduct of colposcopy. Recommendations are provided on colposcopy technique, the management of common colposcopy issues, treatment and follow-up of after treatment of CIN or early stage cervical.