Cerclage retention versus removal following preterm premature rupture of membranes and association with amniotic fluid markers.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether amniotic fluid markers can aid the decision of whether to retain or remove a cervical cerclage after preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM). METHODS A retrospective cohort study included pregnancies involving PPROM after diagnostic amniocentesis and cerclage placement. Cerclage was retained for more than 12 hours… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2013.10.005