The increased risk with laser conization or LLETZ may be related to the type of excision; in conization, a vertical height of tissue is removed, while ablation removes tissue from the surface of the cervix.
Saftlas, has shown a significant association between laser cone or LLETZ and PPROM.
Initial management of LSIL included LLETZ because we were uncertain as to the rate of progress in women who were HIV infected.
A further limitation was that cytology results at follow-up were compared with histology results obtained initially at LLETZ to determine whether there was a change in the grade of the lesion.
So I had a had LLETZ procedure which treats these abnormal cells in the cervix and burns them away.
Dawn said she was thrown when she had to undergo the second LLETZ procedure She explained: "It really did throw me having to get a second procedure as I thought it was never going to stop.
LLETZ was performed in 778 patients for treatment of CIN (Table III), of whom 360 (46.
HIV-positive women were significantly more likely than HIV-negative women to be incompletely treated by LLETZ (p<0.
is an acceptable alternative to diagnostic cold-knife conization.