conization


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conization

 [ko″nĭ-za´shun]
the removal of a cone of tissue, as in partial excision of the cervix uteri.
cold conization that done with a cold knife, as opposed to electrocautery, to better preserve the histologic elements.

con·i·za·tion

(kon'ĭ-zā'shŭn),
Excision of a cone of tissue, for example, mucosa of the cervix uteri.

conization

/con·iza·tion/ (kon″ĭ-za´shun) the removal of a cone of tissue, as in partial excision of the cervix uteri.
cold conization  that done with a cold knife, as opposed to electrocautery, to better preserve the histologic elements.

conization

[kon′īzā′shən]
the removal of a cone-shaped sample of tissue. See also cone biopsy.

conization

Cone biopsy, see there.

con·i·za·tion

(kon'i-zā'shŭn)
Excision of a cone of tissue, e.g., mucosa of the cervix uteri.

conization

Removal of a cone-shaped segment from the inside of the cervix of the womb, as in CONE BIOPSY.

Conization

Cone biopsy; removal of a cone-shaped section of tissue from the cervix for diagnosis or treatment.
Mentioned in: Cervical Cancer
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Though PDT is not equally efficacious for all subgroups, PDT for condyloma and intraepithelial neoplasia appears to be as effective as conventional treatments like cold-knife conization (34).
Patients testing positive by at least 2 of the criteria (initial cytology results [greater than or equal to] CIN I, biopsy results [greater than or equal to] CIN I, or abnormal colposcopy results) were treated with loop or laser conization (n = 199).
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In contrast, a recent study from New Zealand found an elevated rate of premature rupture of membranes before 37 weeks in women who had undergone laser conization, especially in cases where a significant amount of tissue was removed (JAMA 291[17]:2100-06, 2004).
Cervical colposcopy now has a series of codes, 57452-57461, including codes for endocervical curettage, biopsy, and loop electrode conization.
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A patient with an HSIL+ Pap test result but a negative cervical biopsy finding is usually scheduled for a loop electrocautery excisional procedure or cervical conization, which could be avoided if the Pap test result was reinterpreted as NILM.
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A prospective, randomized comparison between loop diathermy excision and laser excisional conization.