Emergency cerclage versus expectant management for prolapsed fetal membranes: a retrospective, comparative study.

@article{Aoki2014EmergencyCV,
  title={Emergency cerclage versus expectant management for prolapsed fetal membranes: a retrospective, comparative study.},
  author={Shigeru Aoki and Emi Ohnuma and Kentaro Kurasawa and Mika Okuda and Tsuneo Takahashi and Fumiki Hirahara},
  journal={The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={381-6}
}
AIM To compare outcomes after emergency cerclage versus expectant management for prolapsed fetal membranes in women with cervical incompetency. METHODS The January 2000-December 2012 hospital database was analyzed to identify women managed for prolapsed fetal membranes who did not have premature rupture of membranes, clinically discernible chorioamnionitis, or treatment-resistant uterine contractions from 15 to 26 weeks of gestation retrospectively. Durations of pregnancy prolongation and… CONTINUE READING