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Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología

Print version ISSN 0048-766XOn-line version ISSN 0717-7526

Abstract

SANCHEZ L, Luisa et al. PAPANICOLAOU: FROTIS SIN COMPONENTE ENDOCERVICAL. Rev. chil. obstet. ginecol. [online]. 2008, vol.73, n.3, pp.173-178. ISSN 0048-766X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-75262008000300006.

Objective: To evaluate the quality of sampling cervical cytological through the Papanicolaou (PAP) reported as less than optimal smears (I-G7), i.e. without endocervical component in theyear2002. To know the follow up of a women cohort, in the next PAP smears between 2003 to 2005. Method: Descriptive study, quantitative and follow up of a cohort. It included the results from 42.281 smears cervical cytological according to the national classification, which corresponded to the universe of PAP collected in the 2002 at clinics Primary Health Care in the South Metropolitan Area of Santiago. All PAP with outcome I-G7 from a cohort of women between 25 to 50 years and without history of injury or cervical procedures were selected. In addition, it was identified the clinics provenance. Results: The study showed that the sample of PAP in the clinics, with the exception of 2 establishments, it is within the quality indices expected by the Ministry of Health. In the follow-up of the cohort of women with PAP I-G7 was detected the existence of a cervical lesion 3.38% of the women who were repeated this smear. Conclusion: PAP smears reported as without component endocervical constitute a category of risk, since the follow up the women who were repeated this PAP smear over a period of up to 3 years high-grade cervical lesions were detected.

Keywords : Papanicolaou; smears less than optimal; quality in the sample.

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