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Colposcopy: a closer look into its past, present and future

Bokil, Mugdha; Lim, Boon


Colposcopy, first described by Hans Hinselmann in 1925, revolutionised the screening and treatment of premalignant conditions of the cervix. Although colposcopy became common in gynaecological practice across Europe, Southern America and Australia by the 1950s, its uptake in the Anglo‐Saxon community was slow. This may have been partly because British gynaecologists ostracised the controversial Hinselmann for his wartime activities; however, the lack of instructive material at that time may...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: BJOG - an international journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.15554


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