The Influence of Colposcopy on Cone Biopsy Practice
The use of colposcopy is recognised to be an important part of the evaluation of the woman with an abnormal cervical smear . Its use, with colposcopically directed punch biopsy, has meant that many women who would have had cone biopsies in the past can now be effectively treated by methods of local destruction. Cone biopsy is reserved for women with lesions assessed as unsuitable for local destruction.
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