Laparoscopic Removal of Abdominal Cerclage at 19 Weeks' Gestation

  title={Laparoscopic Removal of Abdominal Cerclage at 19 Weeks' Gestation},
  author={James F. Carter and Ashlyn H. Savage and David E Soper},
  booktitle={JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons},
We discuss laparoscopic removal of an abdominal cerclage in a 39-year-old woman, gravida 4, para 0, abortus 3, who presented at 19 weeks' gestation with ruptured membranes. This patient had a failed previous vaginal cerclage. An abdominal cerclage was performed at the time of abdominal myomectomy. A subsequent pregnancy was diagnosed, with ruptured membranes at 19 weeks' gestation, and the patient opted for pregnancy termination. After laparoscopic removal of the cerclage, cervical laminaria… CONTINUE READING


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