Outcome of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia treatment by thermal ablation in National Cancer Institute
Keywords:cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, thermal ablation, outcome
Cervical cancer is a major cancer of women in Thailand. This disease has a pre-invasive stage called cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) can be treated by Thermal ablation. Thailand has now been using this method. This retrospective study collected data from medical records of fifty-eight women with a diagnosis of CIN 1 that was treated with Thermal ablation at Gynaecological outpatient clinic of the National Cancer Institute. It was found that the cure rate after the treatment for 12 months was 86.2 percent. Few side effects of treatment were reported. Therefore, the thermal ablation is an effective method for treating CIN 1 lesions.
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