Interleukin-6, but not relaxin, predicts outcome of rescue cerclage in women with cervical incompetence.

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OBJECTIVE We investigated the potential roles of relaxin and subclinical intra-amniotic inflammation by quantitating amniotic fluid relaxin and interleukin-6 concentrations for the prediction of outcome of rescue cerclage in women with cervical incompetence. STUDY DESIGN Cervical incompetence was diagnosed when cervical dilatation exceeded 2 cm with… (More)

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@article{Lee2004Interleukin6BN, title={Interleukin-6, but not relaxin, predicts outcome of rescue cerclage in women with cervical incompetence.}, author={Keun-Young Lee and H Jun and Hong-bae Kim and Sung-Won Kang}, journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology}, year={2004}, volume={191 3}, pages={784-9} }