Colposcopy - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781416034056, 9781437720730


2nd Edition

Principles and Practice, Text with DVD

Authors: Barbara Apgar Gregory Brotzman Mark Spitzer
eBook ISBN: 9781437720730
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 15th August 2008
Page Count: 560

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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.

Key Features

  • Encompasses the expertise of first-class investigators and clinicians from a variety of disciplines, including family practice, obstetrics, pathology, and gynecology providing you with a wide range of options and perspectives.
  • Presents side-by-side illustrations of colposcopy, cytology, and histology, making correlations easy to see and understand.
  • Features relevant discussions and descriptive graphics to explore low and high-grade CIN and cancer and glandular lesions.
  • Includes a list of key points at the end of each chapter that summarize essential information.
  • Outlines all aspects of patient management, using practical, evidence-based algorithms for at-a-glance review.

Table of Contents

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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About the Author

Barbara Apgar

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Gregory Brotzman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

Mark Spitzer

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY