Evaluation for Screening of Cervical Cancer by Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) Method

  • K Thapa Department of Obs. & Gynae, Bheri Zonal Hospital, Nepalgunj, Nepal
  • U Parajuli Department of Obs. & Gynae, Bheri Zonal Hospital, Nepalgunj, Nepal

Abstract

Aims: To evaluate pre-cancer lesion and presence of risk factors by visual inspection with acetic acid.


Methods: A retrospective study was done to evaluate VIA positive women by demographic and reproductive history and presence of risk factors from the period 16th March, 2016 to 15th March, 2017.


Results: A total of 605 women were included and counseled for screening mean age of patient in year's was 39.46±9.4 years and VIA positive rate was 4.63% (28/605). Conclusions: Cervical pre-cancer and cervical cancers were detected by VIA testing.


Keywords: Cervical Cancer, screening, VIA

Published
Jan 3, 2019
How to Cite
THAPA, K; PARAJULI, U. Evaluation for Screening of Cervical Cancer by Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) Method. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 1, p. 38-40, jan. 2019. ISSN 1999-8546. Available at: <http://njog.org.np/njog/index.php/njog/article/view/932>. Date accessed: 24 june 2019.
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