Cervical stitch (cerclage) for preventing preterm birth in multiple pregnancy.

@article{Rafael2014CervicalS,
  title={Cervical stitch (cerclage) for preventing preterm birth in multiple pregnancy.},
  author={Timothy J. Rafael and Vincenzo Berghella and Žarko Alfirevi{\'c}},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={9},
  pages={
          CD009166
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cervical cerclage is a surgical intervention involving placing a stitch around the uterine cervix. The suture material aims to prevent cervical shortening and opening, thereby reducing the risk of preterm birth. The effectiveness and safety of this procedure in multiple gestations remains controversial. OBJECTIVES To assess whether the use of a cervical cerclage in multiple gestations, either at high risk of pregnancy loss based on just the multiple gestation (history-indicated… CONTINUE READING

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