Colposcopic Findings among VIA Positive Women: Experience at a Tertiary Care Hospital

Authors

  • Farzana Rabee Choudhury Junior Consultant, Islampur Upazilla Health Complex, Jamalpur
  • ABM Zakir Uddin Junior Consultant, Srinagar Upazilla Health Complex, Munshigong
  • M Abdullah Yusuf Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, National Institute of Neurosciences & Hospital, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jcamr.v1i1.19559

Keywords:

colposcopy, VIA, screening program

Abstract

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.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jcamr.v1i1.19559

J Curr Adv Med Res 2014;1(1):8-12]

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Published

2014-01-01

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Choudhury, F. R., Uddin, A. Z., & Yusuf, M. A. (2014). Colposcopic Findings among VIA Positive Women: Experience at a Tertiary Care Hospital. Journal of Current and Advance Medical Research, 1(1), 8–12. https://doi.org/10.3329/jcamr.v1i1.19559

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