The Importance of a Cervical Biopsy Video

Kelly, 45, was told that she has an abnormal mass on her cervix and needed a biopsy a year ago. Because of her busy schedule as an E.R. nurse, she did not undergo the follow-up exam. She recently saw OB/GYN Dr. Kestutis Kuraitis, who performs the ...
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The Importance of a Cervical Biopsy Male: Where the vessel there lighting up, the blue and the red, so that little mess, that little kind of shadowing there that you see there. Last year we measured about 20 centimeters across and now it's measuring3.3 centimeters across. And the ultrasound it showed that she has a small mass, it seems to be impinging on her lining of the cervix. Okay Kelly, I'm just going to use like a little vacuum. And we’re just be going there and get a little biopsy. There's a little flexible camera, and that’s your cervix out there, you see that opening? And now, you see this right here, sort of the vessels are, that maybe protruding a little bit into a canal here, so I've got to dive down here, I'm going to go through that opening, now I'm inside your uterine canals, you see how smooth it looks? That little dot in the center is your right fallopian tube. Okay Kelly, we’re all done. You know Kelly is delayed for a year, if these results are abnormal, it could have some serious ramifications. Tumors can progress more, it can become a higher stage, it can invade lymph nodes and blood cells. So your delay with an abnormal results could be sometimes fairly catastrophic.

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