Epidemiology of genital warts in female population of Czech Republic


Authors: T. Fait 1;  V. Dvořák 2;  A. Skřivánek 3;  Z. Rokyta 4;  R. Pilka 5
Authors‘ workplace: HPV College, předseda MUDr. J. Ondruš, MIAC ;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Martan, DrSc. 1;  Centrum ambulantní gynekologie a primární péče Brno, vedoucí lékař MUDr. V. Dvořák 2;  G-centrum, s. r. o., Olomouc, vedoucí lékař MUDr. A. Skřivánek 3;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň, přednosta doc. MUDr. Z. Novotný, CSc. 4;  Porodnicko-gynekologická klinika FN a LF UP, Olomouc, přednosta prof. MUDr. R. Pilka, Ph. D. 5
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2012, 77, č. 4 s. 360-363

Overview

Objective:
The aim of study was to evaluate prevalence of genital warts in Czech Republic.

Subject:
Multicentric prospective observation study.

Setting:
HPV College.

Methods:
During 6 month (February 2010 – July 2010) 20 private gynaecological centers in all Czech Republic were counting up the number of genital wart’s cases. Risk factors, therapy and knowledges about genital warts were evaluated.

Results:
There were 637 patients with genital warts in cohort of 70 980 patients. The prevalence of genital warts was 0.89%. The most frequent risk factor was cigarette smoking in 37%. Main strategy for treatment were podophyllin local application and cold knife excision.

Conclusion:
The prevalence of genital warts in our study has shown importance for it’s prevention by rules of safety sex and HPV vaccination against HPV type 6 and 11.

Key words:
genital warts, epidemiology, HPV vaccination, podophyllin.


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Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine

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