n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Cervical conisation and reproductive outcome : review article
|Article Title||Cervical conisation and reproductive outcome : review article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology|
|Author||H.R. Le Riche and M.H. Botha|
|Publication Date||Nov 2006|
|Pages||150 - 154|
|Keyword(s)||Cervical conisation, Cervical distocia, Infertility, Miscarriage, Pre-term premature rupture, Precipitate labour, Premature labour and Reproductive outcome|
Extracted from text ... SAJOG November 2006, Vol. 12, No. 3 According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), cervical cancer accounts for 23% of all new cancers diagnosed in South Africa annually.1 The age-standardised incidence rate for cervical carcinoma in southern Africa is approximately 35 per 100 000 women-years. This is one of the highest incidence rates in the world. In 2002 cervical cancer was the cause of an estimated 3 700 deaths in South Africa. Screening for cervical carcinoma in well-organised programmes has been shown to be effective in reducing the incidence of and death rates due to the disease.2 ..
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