Limited Relationship between Cervico-Vaginal Fluid Cytokine Profiles and Cervical Shortening in Women at High Risk of Spontaneous Preterm Birth


OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship between high vaginal pro-inflammatory cytokines and cervical shortening in women at high risk of spontaneous preterm labor and to assess the influence of cervical cerclage and vaginal progesterone on this relationship. METHODS This prospective longitudinal observational study assessed 112 women with at least one… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052412


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