The reliability of colposocpy as a diagnostic tool has been questioned. Colposcopically directed biopsies can improved the detection of high grade disease. This international study found a consistent increase in the yield of high grade CIN when two biopsies were taken as opposed to a single biopsy. This provocative talk looks at some of the evidence with particular reference to women referred with positive HPV results.
Nicholas Wentzensen explores the effectiveness of colposcopy in the diagnosis of cervical abnormalities