Colposcopic Findings among VIA Positive Women: Experience at a Tertiary Care Hospital
Keywords:colposcopy, VIA, screening program
Background: Visual inspections of the cervix after acetic acid application (VIA) are widely recommended as the method of choice in cervical cancer screening program in resource-limited settings.
Objective: The purpose of the present study was to see the status of VIA test result at a tertiary care hospital.
Methodology: This cross sectional study was carried out at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, Dhaka and Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka from April 2012 to March 2013 for a period of one year. VIA was performed and colposcopy was done among the VIA positive patients.
Results: A total number of 65 VIA positive patients were evaluated colposcopically In all VIA positive patients, colposcopically positive was in 47.7% cases. Among colposcopically positive patients CIN-I was 27.69%; CIN-II was 18.46% and CIN-III was 1.54%.
Conclusion: VIA test is positive in a high number of patients which has a great number of abnormalities were found.
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