Screening for and treatment of anal intraepithelial neoplasia

Joel Palefsky MD, reviews the rationale and cost-effectiveness of AIN screening in HIV-infected MSM and women, and in some HIV-positive heterosexual men and HIV-positive high-risk men and women.

iMedOptions HIV/AIDS Update 2002

  • Introduction
  • Why screen for AIN?
  • Natural history of AIN
  • Who should be considered for AIN screening?
  • Current approaches to treatment of AIN
  • Future approaches to treatment of AIN
  • Conclusion: current barriers to implementation of an anal cytology screening program
  • Summary – implications for clinical practice

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