Change in cervical length after cerclage as a predictor of preterm delivery.

@article{Dijkstra2000ChangeIC,
  title={Change in cervical length after cerclage as a predictor of preterm delivery.},
  author={Karin Dijkstra and Edmund F. Funai and Louise O'Neill and Andrei Rebarber and Michael J. Paidas and Brittanie Young},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2000},
  volume={96 3},
  pages={346-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the degree of cervical lengthening after cerclage and whether serial follow-up measurements of cervical length after cerclage are predictive of pregnancy outcome. METHODS Eighty women whose primary physician determined that a prophylactic (n = 50) or urgent cerclage (n = 30) was indicated had transvaginal ultrasonographic evaluation before and after cerclage. Thereafter, most women had three additional transvaginal ultrasound examinations until 32 weeks… CONTINUE READING

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