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Principles and Practice, Text with DVD

The new edition of this popular, richly illustrated textbook and atlas features a top-notch, diverse editorial team who offer you the most current information and reliable guidance on all aspects of colposcopy. They present unparalleled coverage on the full range of topics, from basic science to clinical colposcopy to the latest information on anal disease and HPV infections in adolescents. More than 800 full-color, high-quality colpophotographs highlight all the variations seen in colposcopic practice and accompanying brief highlighted text further explains every concept. The book’s unique organization emphasizes the correlation among cytology, colposcopy, and histology to help you make the most accurate diagnosis, and a DVD containing videos clips of colposcopic procedures and supplies guide you through every procedure.

Family Practice

Hardbound, 560 Pages

Published: August 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3405-6


  • Chapter 1: Epidemiology Applied to Colposcopy
    Chapter 2: Human Papillomaviruses and Mechanisms of Oncogenesis
    Chapter 3: Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
    Chapter 4: Cytology
    4.1 Terminology in Cervical Cytology: The Bethesda System
    4.2 Conventional Cytology
    4.3 Thin-Layer, Liquid-Based Cytology
    Chapter 5: Adjunctive Testing
    5.1 Human Papillomavirus Testing
    5.2 Cervical Screening with In Vivo and In Vitro Modalities: Speculoscopy Combined with Cytology
    Chapter 6: Principles and Technique of the Colposcopic Exam
    Chapter 7: Normal Transformation Zone
    Chapter 8: Angiogenesis of Cervical Neoplasia
    Chapter 9: Abnormal Transformation Zone
    Chapter 10: Colposcopic Assessment Systems
    10.1 Rubin and Barbo Colposcopic Assessment System
    10.2 Reid’s Colposcopic Index
    Chapter 11: Atypical Squamous Cells
    Chapter 12: Low-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions
    Chapter 13: High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions
    Chapter 14: Squamous Cervical Cancer
    Chapter 15: Cervical Glandular Disease: Adenocarcinoma In Situ and Adenocarcinoma
    Chapter 16: Vagina: Normal, Premalignant, and Malignant
    Chapter 17: Non-Neoplastic Epithelial Lesions of the Vulva
    Chapter 18: Vulvar Intraepithelial Neoplasia
    Chapter 19: External Genital Condyloma
    Chapter 20: Lower Genital Tract Changes Associated with In Utero Exposure to Diethylstilbestrol
    Chapter 21: Colposcopy in Pregnancy
    Chapter 22: Human Papillomavirus Infections in Adolescents
    Chapter 23: Anal Disease
    Chapter 24: Androscopy: Examination of the Male Partner
    Chapter 25: Psychosocial Aspects of Colposcopy
    Chapter 26: Practical Therapeutic Options for Treatment of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
    Chapter 27: Colposcopy: Pitfalls and Tricks of the Trade


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