Dual sampling of the endocervix
and its impact on AutoCyte Prep endocervical adequacy.
The risk is further reduced with desiccation of the endocervix
Its patented design automatically collects cells from the endocervix
(inside) and ectocervix (outside) in one quick step.
Immunohistochemical phenotype of the urinary bladder endocervicosis: comparison with normal endocervix
and well-differentiated mucinous adenocarcinoma of uterine cervix.
A particular advantage of these tests is the ability to test urine samples, in addition to swabs of the endocervix
With hysteroscopy, the view is limited to the endometrial surfaces, and it is not possible to view the depth of myometrial involvement of uterine fibroids, although a global view of the endocervix
and endometrium is possible and the cornua is easily visualized, she added.
While other types of cancer, such as that of the endocervix
and endometrium, can be detected by Pap smear, the sensitivity and specificity for detection of these cancers are far lower than for squamous cell carcinoma, the most common type of cervical cancer.
Witkin and associates found that 40% of the cohort had HPV at the introitus and endocervix
, 29% had cervical HPV only, and the rest had no HPV detected.
The 510(k) application used data from a clinical trial that measured cellularity, (whether a sufficient number of cells was collected), adequacy (the presence of cells representative of the endocervix
and transformation zone - the two areas of the cervix where cervical cancer typically starts), reporting according to the Bethesda Classification System, and patient comfort.
Here, we report 2 cases of appendiceal GCC: one with metastases to the uterine endocervix
, and the other with metastasis to the endometrium.
In women, it's essential to culture the cervix, especially the endocervix
Specimen adequacy: The cervix must be properly visualized, and both the endocervix
and ectocervix should be thoroughly sampled .