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examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease

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Cone biopsy can also rarely lead to cervical stenosis followed by hematometra formation.
A cone biopsy is performed if one or more smear tests have come back with an abnormal result, indicating very early precancerous or cancerous changes.
If you still want to be able to have children, your doctor will remove the cancer with a cone biopsy and then closely follow you to see if the cancer returns.
2) Among the etiological factors are: the posttraumatic anatomical disruption of the internal os, congenital malformations or cone biopsy, bicornuate uterus, septate uterus, double uterus, previous traumatic birth and forced dilation curettage.
The Otago University research also Looked at patients within the Green study period, comparing those initially managed with a small, diagnostic punch or wedge biopsy of the cervix, with patients treated at the outset with procedures including cone biopsy or hysterectomy.
Ceri underwent further tests, including a cone biopsy, which removes tissue from the cervix.
Her GP sent her to Warrington Hospital, where the next day a consultant did a needle biopsy, then performed a cone biopsy for further tests.
Treatment includes loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), cone biopsy, or cryotherapy.
1) Resolution of CIN 2 or 3 lesions was 77% to 98%, using knife cone biopsy, laser conization, loop excision, laser ablation, cryotherapy, or 2 techniques not used commonly in the US, cold coagulation and radical diathermy.
Keywords: cervical cancer, symptoms, pap test, pap smear, pap test result, pap test results, bethesda system, hpv, abnormal pap, sil, low-grade sil, high-grade sil, colposcopy, biopsy, cone biopsy
Himes of the department of obstetrics and gynecology, Magee-Women's Hospital, Pittsburgh, identified 1,080 women who had become pregnant after undergoing a colposcopic biopsy, a loop electrosurgical excision procedure, or a cold-knife cone biopsy.
LEEP can't be done when the cervical architecture is disrupted secondary to a prior LEEP or to a cone biopsy.
If pre-cancerous or cancerous cells are found, you may need further treatment, such as a cone biopsy.
A retrospective case-control study in North America of 45 HIV-positive women diagnosed with carcinoma in situ of the cervix (CIS) from 1989-1995 revealed that cone biopsy and hysterectomy appear to be equally safe and effective in the treatment of CIS.