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Table 1 Diagnostic-therapeutic courses for the treatment of ASC-US positive post-menopausal woman in the two arms

From: Management of ASC-US/HPV positive post-menopausal woman

  1st arm 2 th arm
women Diagnosis LEEP histology women Diagnosis E/colposcopy Istology LEEP
    negative CIN2- CIN2+    negative CIN2- CIN2+  
HPV test + 57 (39%) 57 4 (6,8%) 37 (63,7%) 16 (28%) 47 (37,9%) 47 12 (25,5%) 15 (31,9%) 20 (42,5%) 20
*HPV test - 89 (60,1%) 0     77 (62,1%) 77 70 (90,9%) 7 (9,1%) 0 0
  1. *using the NPV (99%) of the HPV test we considered the HPV negative women of the first arm at low risk, and they underwent a cytological follow-up; only one patient developed a HSIL lesion