Impaired Neonatal Outcome after Emergency Cerclage Adds Controversy to Prolongation of Pregnancy

@inproceedings{Kuon2015ImpairedNO,
  title={Impaired Neonatal Outcome after Emergency Cerclage Adds Controversy to Prolongation of Pregnancy},
  author={Ruben-J. Kuon and Hannes Hudalla and Christoph Seitz and Stephanie Hertler and Stephanie Gawlik and Herbert Fluhr and Hans-J{\"u}rgen Gausepohl and Christof Sohn and Johannes M. B. P{\"o}schl and Holger Maul and Lynette K. Rogers},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE Emergency cervical cerclage is one of the treatment options for the reduction of preterm birth. The aim of this study is to assess neonatal outcome after cerclage with special focus on adverse effects in very low birth weight infants. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. Classification of cerclages in history-indicated (HIC, n = 38), ultrasound-indicated (UIC, n = 29) and emergency/ physical examination-indicated (PEIC, n = 33) cerclage. Descriptive analysis of pregnancy and… CONTINUE READING