Impact of Cryotherapy versus Loop Electrosugrical Excision Procedure (LEEP)

 on Recurrence of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia and HIV-1 Cervical Shedding among HIV-positive Women

Funding: PHE KE.09.0238  President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

PI: Michael Chung
Time Period: 08/01/10-07/31/16
The aims of this study are:
1.  To compare the rate of occurence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia among HIV-positive women receiving cryotherapy versus loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) over 2 years of follow-up
2.  To compare the shedding of HIV-1 RNA shedding of the cervix between HIV-positive women receiving cryotherapy versus LEEP over 6 weeks of follow-up.

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