Prophylactic HPV Vaccination


Authors: P. Freitag
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Martan, DrSc.
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2007, 72, č. 1 s. 38-41
Category: Original Article

Overview

Objective:
To present a review on the contemporary degree of the development of prophylactic HPV vaccines.

Design:
Review article.

Setting:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1st Medical Faculty and General Faculty Hospital, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.

Methods:
Literature review.

Conclusion:
The contemporary knowledge about relation of HPV infection and cervical cancer gives a theoretical presumption for the development of prophylactic HPV vaccines. Results of extended studies of quadrivalent and bivalent HPV vaccines justify to expect their soon introduction to clinical practice.

Key words:
prophylactic HPV vaccine, cervical cancer


Labels
Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine

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