International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018

Reporting of PAP Smear, using Sure Path Technique in Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, Guwahati, Assam

Prasanta Kumar Baruah [2] | Deep Jyoti Kalita [3] | Himakshi Borah

Abstract: Often says cervix is a fertile soil for microbial organism and may turn to dysplasia or even growing of cancer. Cancer cervix is a leading cause of cancer related morbidity and mortality in India. However it can be diagnosed at the pre-invasive stage with repeated screening by Papanicolaou smears. This study was performed for a one year period from February 2017 to January 2018. Total 458 women between age group of 15-75 years who presented with various Gynaecological problems were screened by pap smears (Manual Sure path). Maximum number of women belonged to 31-40 years of age group (39.3 %). When categorized according to Bethesda 2014 System, maximum number of cases belonged to infectious group (49.34 %). Of the epithelial anomalies, Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) was reported in 7.86 % cases. There was relatively a higher proportion of inadequate smears (17.47 %) in our study

Keywords: Cancer cervix, Papanicolaou, Sure Path, Bethesda system

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,

Pages: 399 - 402

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