Comparison of cold knife cone biopsy and loop electrosurgical excision procedure in the management of cervical adenocarcinoma in situ: What is the gold standard?

A. Munro, Yee Leung, K. Spilsbury, Colin Stewart, J. Semmens, J. Codde, V. Williams, Peter O'Leary, N. Steel, Paul Cohen

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    Abstract

    © 2015 Elsevier Inc. Objective. To compare the outcomes of patients with cervical adenocarcinoma in situ (ACIS) treated with cold knife cone (CKC) biopsy or loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) for the treatment of cervical adenocarcinoma in situ (ACIS). Study design. This is a retrospective, population-based cohort study of Western Australian patients with ACIS diagnosed between 2001 and 2012. Outcomes included pathological margin status and the incidence of persistent or recurrent endocervical neoplasia (ACIS and adenocarcinoma) during follow-up (
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)258-263
    JournalGynecologic Oncology
    Volume137
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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