Evaluation of LOOP electrosurgical excisional procedure: case series


KAZANDI M. , OZTEKIN K., KAZANDI A. C. , ZEKİOĞLU O.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY, vol.31, no.5, pp.562-563, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.562-563

Abstract

Objective To evaluate the loop electrosurgical excisional procedure (LEEP) which is performed to treat high-grade cervical intraepithelial lesions (HGSIL) Material and Methods Twenty-one cases diagnosed as LGSIL and HGSIL after histopathological examination were included in the study among patients who had cervical colposcopy-directed biopsies after an abnormal cytology report at Ege University School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department between the years of 2007 and 2009 The patients underwent LEEP or LEEP-cone procedures Results The patients with cervical smear results of ten ASCUS. eight LGSIL, and three HGSIL underwent colposcopy-guided punch biopsies Those with the result of CIN 1 and CIN 2 underwent LEEP or LEEP-cone procedures Pathologic examination correlated with biopsy results and surgical margins were all negative All patients were followed-up with cervical cytology Conclusion LEEP and LEEP-cone procedures are therapeutic procedures in cervical intraepithelial lesions