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Table 5 Frequency of use of office therapies (procedures) for genital warts

From: Estimation of the incidence of genital warts and the cost of illness in Germany: A cross-sectional study

  New genital warts (n = 428) Recurrent genital warts (n = 92) Resistant genital warts (n = 36)
Procedure % Mean (SD) % Mean (SD) % Mean (SD)
None 38.3   50.0   44.4  
Condylox/Phodophylotoxin Iocal/Podophlin solution 5.1 1.2 (0.6) 12.0 1.7 (1.2) 25.0 2.0 (0.5)
Cryotherapy 7.2 2.7 (2.2) 13.0 2.3 (1.4) 33.3 3.2 (3.0)
Curettage 5.1 1.2 (0.5) 9.8 1.8 (1.1) 13.9 1.6 (0.9)
Electrosurgery 19.2 1.3 (1.1) 31.5 1.7 (1.1) 22.2 2.0 (1.4)
Excision 1.4 1.0 (0.0) 5.4 1.0 (0.0) 2.8 1.0 (0.0)
Laser therapy 14.0 1.0 (0.1) 15.2 1.3 (0.5) 25.0 1.2 (0.4)
Radiation therapy 0.0 - 1.1 6.0 (0.0) 2.8 6.0 (0.0)
Solcoderman 2.8 1.3 (0.6) 1.1 4.0 (0.0) 2.8 4.0 (0.0)
Surgery 0.0 - 1.1 1.0 (0.0) 5.6 2.0 (1.4)
Trichloroacetic acid 8.2 2.9 (2.1) 9.8 2.1 (1.5) 13.9 3.2 (2.1)
Other (not specified) 1.2 1.8 (1.3) 1.1 1.0 (0.0) 2.8 3.0 (0.0)