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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 22 avhandlingar innehållade orden human papilloma-virus.
Sammanfattning : In many women with gynecological complaints such as itching, burning, discharge, and fissures causing dyspareunia, examination of the vulvovaginal mucosa reveals hyperkeratotic and papillomatous changes. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) technique revealed 64% of such lesions to harbour Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)- DNA, whereas Southern blot (SB) technique showed 50% to be positive for HPV- DNA. LÄS MER
2. The battleground of two Infections and a cancer: Human Papilloma Virus, premalignant lesions of the cervix and their interaction with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in southwestern Nigeria
Sammanfattning : Background: The highest numbers of HIV-infected women are in sub- Saharan Africa, where the natural progression of HIV disease in the absence of treatment results in death before the onset of invasive cervical cancer. With improved access to treatment, several studies outside West Africa demonstrated an increased risk of pre-invasive cervical lesions among HIV-infected women and the positive impact of treatment on the outcome. LÄS MER
3. Significance of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Analysis for the Detection of Precancerous Cervical Lesions : Impact of Self Sampling
Sammanfattning : Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer, with about 500 000 new cases per year among women worldwide. With a well-organized screening programme the number of cases can be reduced by more than 50%. In spite of having such a screening programme there are still around 450 new cases yearly in Sweden. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Introduction of organised screening programs and prophylactic vaccination against human papilloma virus (HPV) have successfully reduced the incidence of cervical cancer globally. In Sweden, the incidence has been reduced by about 50 % since the introduction of the national screening programme in the late 1960’s. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Cervical cancer is the fourth most common reason for cancer death amongst women worldwide, with 500 000 new cases every year. Most of these women live in developing countries. Cervical screening programs can reduce the incidence by 50%, but are not common in the developing world. LÄS MER