therapeutic cervical cone biopsy, diagnosis and treatment of cancer

Written by: Dr. Miquel Ferrer Gispert
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Cervical conization surgery is surgery to remove a sample of abnormal tissue from the cervix. This surgery Gynaecology is performed in the cervix, which is the bottom of the uterus that opens into the top of the vagina.

Cervical conization is a procedure with double effect; is diagnostic (and which excludes the presence of cancer) and also therapeutic therefore is a preventive treatment of cervical cancer. It is used in moderate and severe dysplasia CIN II and CIN III or cervical cancer at a very early stage in women who want to preserve the ability to have children. These injuries are caused by persistent infection by the human papillomavirus (HPV), especially high-risk strains, acquired through unprotected sex.

Conization means removal cone-shaped outer part of the cervix and an internal part of endocervix. The technique is painless with local, regional or general anesthesia and the procedure used is the handle LEEPS or laser conization.


Risks of cervical conization operation

CIN treatment is successful very often and most women will not have problems, however a small number of patients needed further treatment. It is important to have a regular check with the gynecologist after treatment.

The most common postoperative complication something is bleeding that is controlled by coagulation. If a large cone is made, the cervix can be weakened and must be controlled during pregnancy to prevent preterm birth.

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Recovery after cervical conization

This operation requires rest the first week and not play sports for two weeks, avoid soaking in water or use tampons for a month; They should not have internal sex the first four weeks. It is normal little or moderate bleeding for ten days.

Keep in mind the importance of the vaccine Papilloma in these cases, the goal of vaccination in these women is to reduce the risk of new infections and injuries HPV and at the same time acts as a means to curb the activity of the virus present; as they do the reduction of snuff and not using hormonal treatment. All means that we have to increase the general and specific immune defenses against HPV will be well considered and taken into account.

Finally, remember the importance of specialized male with balanoscopia visit with or without performing the test papilloma urethral meatus and condom use until the first six months, provided that tests to detect the virus out negative.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Miquel Ferrer Gispert
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics for more than 30 years, Dr. Ferrer Gispert is a renowned expert who specialized in the Dexeus Institute, occupying the position of Head of the Section of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Vulvar Pathology and being an active member of the Committees of Breast Pathology and Oncology.

For his work and professional career, he is an expert in cervical and vulvar pathology, sexually transmitted diseases and laser treatments. The doctor works together with a multidisciplinary team of about 30 specialists, which allows them the advantage of working together to solve any medical problem. In addition, for many years he has combined his efforts in the field of Assisted Reproduction , offering cutting-edge and successful techniques. It also has a multilingual team in Spanish, English, French, Italian, Russian and Arabic.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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