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Video Colposcopy for Reducing Patient Anxiety During Colposcopy: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Hilal, Ziad; Alici, Ferizan; Tempfer, Clemens B.; Seebacher, Veronika; Rezniczek, Günther A.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: December 2017 - Volume 72 - Issue 12 - p 711–713
doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000527095.85450.9b

(Abstracted from Obstet Gynecol 2017;130:411–419)

Colposcopy—the standard diagnostic technique for women with suspected cervical dysplasia—causes anxiety and discomfort. Women undergoing this procedure may be especially anxious as a result of a potential cancer diagnosis.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany; and Department of Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecologic Cancer Unit, Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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