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  • Mahmood Shafi, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, Saloney Nazeer, University Hospital of Geneva
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This new, fully revised edition of Colposcopy: A Practical Guide is a state-of-the-art guide to colposcopy, directly applicable to daily clinical practice, and a key text for all those involved in the screening and management of women with cervical cytological abnormalities. All chapters have been updated for this new edition with the latest nomenclature, staging, classification and evidence-based treatment guidelines, as well as important new material on HPV testing and vaccination. Concise text is enhanced by full-colour illustrations and flow-diagrams throughout. Colposcopy: A Practical Guide is essential reading for the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology colposcopy training programme and is also an important practical guide for all gynaecologists, nurse colposcopists and gynaecological oncologists.


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Source: Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care

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Further reading

Bornstein, J., Bentley, J., Bosze, P. et al. (2011). IFCPC colposcopic nomenclature.
Cancer Research UK (2011). Incidence-UK, Mortality-UK. London: Cervical Cancer UK.
Cartier, R. and Cartier, I. (1993). Practical Colposcopy, 3rd edn. Paris: Laboratoire Cartier.
Cuzick, J., Arbyn, M., Sankaranarayanan, R. et al. (2008). Overview of Human papillomavirus-based and other novel options for cervical cancer screening in developed and developing countries. Vaccine, 26(10), 29–42.
Hinselmann, H. (1925). Verbesserung der Inspektionsmoglichkeit von Vulva, Vagina und Portio. Munch Med Wochenschr, 77, 1733.
Jordan, J. A., Singer, A., Jones III, H. W. and Shafi, M. I. (2006). The Cervix, 2nd edn. New York, NY: Wiley-Blackwell.
Jordan, J., Arbyn, M., Martin-Hirsch, P. et al. (2008). European guidelines for quality assurance in cervical cancer screening: recommendations for clinical management of abnormal cervical cytology. Cytopathology, 19, 342–54.
Jordan, J., Martin-Hirsch, P., Arbyn, M. et al. (2009). European guidelines for clinical management of abnormal cervical cytology. Cytopathology, 20, 5–16.
Luesley, D. and Leeson, S. (2010). Colposcopy and Program Management. Guidelines for the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. Sheffield, UK: NHSCSP Publication 20.
Martin-Hirsch, P. P. L., Parakevaidis, E., Bryant, A., Dickinson, H. O., Keep, S. L. (2010). Surgery for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue 6. Art. No.: CD001318. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001318.pub2.
Petry, K. U. (2011). Modern Methods for Diagnosis of HPV and CIN in the Prevention of Cervical Cancer. Bremen, Germany: Uni-med Science.
Richart, R. M. (1990). A modified terminology for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 75, 131–3.
Sasieni, P., Adams, J. and Cuzick, J. (2003). Benefits of cervical screening at different ages: evidence from the UK audit of screening histories. British Journal of Cancer, 89, 88–93.
Shafi, M. I. and Nazeer, S. (2003). Grading System for Abnormal Colposcopic Findings. In EAGC Course Book on Colposcopy, eds. P. Bosze and D. Luesley. Hungary: Informa, pp. 33–6.
Shafi, M. I. (2007). European Quality Standards for the Treatment of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN). European Federation for Colposcopy.
Shafi, M. I., Earl, H. and Tan, L. T. (2009). Gynaecological Oncology, 2nd edn. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Shafi, M. I. and Nazeer, S. (2011). Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. In Best Practice & Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ed. S. Arulkumaran. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier.
Shafi, M. I., Petry, U., Xavier Bosch, F. et al. (2011). European consensus statement on ‘HPV vaccination and colposcopy’. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 15(4), 309–15.
Solomon, D., Davey, D., Kurman, R. et al. (2002). The 2001 Bethesda System: terminology for reporting results of cervical cytology. Journal of American Medical Association, 287, 2114–19.
WHO position paper, (2009). Human papillomavirus vaccines. Biologicals, 37(5), 338–44.
Wright, T. C., Massad, L. S., Dunton, C. J., Spitzer, M., Wilkinson, E. J. and Solomon, D. (2006). ASCCP sponsored consensus conference. 2006 consensus guidelines for the management of women with abnormal cervical screening tests. Journal Lower Genital Tract Disease, 11(4), 201–22.


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