Colposcopy & Cryotherapy
Preoperative diagnosis: _
Postoperative diagnosis: same
Procedure: Colposcopy w/ Cryotherapy of Cervix
Surgeon: _ Supervisor: _
Preprocedure counseling: The risks, benefits, and alternatives of the procedure were discussed with the patient.
EBL: 0 ml
Consent and a timeout were performed prior to starting the procedure. The patient was administered 600 mg of ibuprofen PO. The patient was placed in dorsal lithotomy position. The perineum, vulva and vagina were normal. Speculum introduced and cervix identified. The colposcope was advanced. Acetic acid applied x 2 to the cervix.
A test freeze was performed ensuring coverage of entire area as above. The cryotherapy gun was then applied for _ seconds until an ice ball formed with a 5-7 mm border. This was allowed to thaw and then the cryotherapy was again applied for _ seconds to an ice ball of 5-7 mm.
The patient tolerated the procedure well. Return precautions provided. Return to the office in 2-3 weeks for reevaluation.