Uterine cervical neoplasia prevention in Parque Indigena do Xingu

Uterine cervical neoplasia prevention in Parque Indigena do Xingu

Author Speck, Neila Maria de Góis Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Pereira, Érica Ribeiro Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Schaper, M. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Tso, F. K. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Freitas, V. G. de Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Ribalta, Julisa Chamorro Lascasas Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract Results of preventive health measures, diagnosis and treatment applied to Parque Indigena do Xingu native women were studied. Thirty-seven cases of uterine cervical intraepithelial lesions and invasive neoplasias were treated in the local villages without referral to ail advanced medical center. LEEPs were carried out in 32 women. three cold knife conizations, one vaginal hysterectomy and one Wertheim Meigs procedure. Results of 53.1% of LEEP surgical procedures did not have margin involvement h the lesions. Bleeding, complications were seen in 15.6%. Regular follow-up with two or three cytologic and colposcopic tests in 32 women was carried out. All cases were negative for lesions. Five women were not followed-up due mainly to logistical reasons. Health endeavors adopted in the period 2005-2007 brought about a significant reduction of precursor lesions in this native aboriginal population without screening resources.
Keywords Native people
HPV-induced lesions
HPV
Language English
Date 2009-01-01
Published in European Journal Of Gynaecological Oncology. Montreal: I R O G Canada, Inc, v. 30, n. 4, p. 415-417, 2009.
ISSN 0392-2936 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher I R O G Canada, Inc
Extent 415-417
Origin http://www.irog.net/download/?magazine=81
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000268089400014
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/43602

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