INVESTIGADORES
CIAPPONI Agust├Źn
congresos y reuniones científicas
Título:
Type-Specific HPV Prevalence in Cervical Cancer and High-Grade Lesions in Latin America and the Caribbean: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Autor/es:
A. CIAPPONI
Lugar:
Madrid
Reunión:
Conferencia; HTAi 2011 Conference in Rio de Janeiro; 2011
Resumen:
Cervical cancer is a major public health problem in Latin America and the Caribbean (LA&C), showing some of the highest incidence and mortality rates worldwide. Information on HPV type distribution in high-grade cervical lesions (HSIL) and invasive cervical cancer (ICC) is crucial to predict the future impact of HPV16/18 vaccines and screening programmes, and to establish an appropriate post-vaccinal virologic surveillance. The aim was to assess the prevalence of HPV types in HSIL and ICC in studies in LA&C