Emergency cervical cerclage: predictors of success.

  title={Emergency cervical cerclage: predictors of success.},
  author={Manish Gupta and Kate R. Emary and Lawrence Impey},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  volume={23 7},
OBJECTIVE To document predictors of success of emergency cervical cerclage. METHODS This is a retrospective cohort study of 8 years at a university hospital. Emergency cerclage was defined as when the membranes were at or beyond the external os and was only performed where evidence of infection or labour were absent. Outcomes used were interval between cerclage and delivery, gestation at delivery; a 'good outcome' was defined as delivery after 32 weeks and healthy at discharge. Predictive… CONTINUE READING


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