Cerclage outcome by the type of suture material (COTS): study protocol for a pilot and feasibility randomised controlled trial

Abstract

BACKGROUND Cervical incompetence is one of the causes of preterm birth and mid-trimester pregnancy loss. Cervical cerclage is a surgical procedure to treat cervical incompetence. Cervical cerclage reduces the incidence of preterm birth in women at risk of recurrent preterm birth, without a statistically significant reduction in perinatal mortality or… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-415

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