Sexual Function in Women Following Treatment for Cervical Dysplasia and Microinvasive Cervical Carcinoma

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One hundred women aged 20 to 50 were asked to compare their sexual experience before diagnosis and following treatment for benign and malignant cervical disease. The subjects were divided into five groups: three groups had definite cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), (Class II or III). Two groups were treated with cryotherapy, and one with hysterectomy. One group had a provisional diagnosis of CIN I, but received no treatment. Subjects in the last group had microinvasive cervical carcinoma and were also treated with hysterectomy. All subjects had ovarian function; all were sexually active at the time of treatment. They were interviewed at ... continued below

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Burgess, Carolyn E. August 1985.

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One hundred women aged 20 to 50 were asked to compare their sexual experience before diagnosis and following treatment for benign and malignant cervical disease. The subjects were divided into five groups: three groups had definite cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), (Class II or III). Two groups were treated with cryotherapy, and one with hysterectomy. One group had a provisional diagnosis of CIN I, but received no treatment. Subjects in the last group had microinvasive cervical carcinoma and were also treated with hysterectomy. All subjects had ovarian function; all were sexually active at the time of treatment. They were interviewed at least six months post-cryotherapy and 15 months post-hysterectomy. All subjects completed a variant version of the Derogatis Sexual Function Inventory (DSFI).

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Burgess, Carolyn E. Sexual Function in Women Following Treatment for Cervical Dysplasia and Microinvasive Cervical Carcinoma, dissertation, August 1985; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331592/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .