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J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2006 Oct;10(4):238-41.

Carbon dioxide laser vaporization of condyloma acuminata.

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Gynecological Laser and Endoscopy Medical Center, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. pailhaud@hotmail.com

Abstract

Carbon dioxide laser vaporization of condyloma acuminata continues to be the treatment with a greater rate of success and with excellent cosmetic results.

OBJECTIVE:

To evaluate the clinical outcome of carbon dioxide laser vaporization of condyloma acuminata at a referral center in Mexico.

MATERIALS AND METHODS:

Carbon dioxide laser vaporization was performed for condyloma acuminata in 46 women and 35 men, measured from 3 to 60 months with colposcopy or peneoscopy every 6 months. It was a clinical prospective study.

RESULTS:

The average length of follow-up in women was 21 months, and the average length of follow-up in men was 16 months. The women's study follow-up showed an initial success rate of 93%, and the recurrence rate after 6 months of treatment was 7%. The follow-up of men showed an initial success rate of 69%, and the recurrence rate after 6 months was 25%. The success rate in women after the second treatment was 100% without recurrence. In men, the second treatment success rate was 88%, and the recurrence rate after 6 months was 33%.

CONCLUSIONS:

Carbon dioxide laser vaporization condyloma acuminata provides an excellent rate of success and patient satisfaction.

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