Prediction of Outcomes for Emergency Cervical Cerclage in the Presence of Protruding Membranes

@inproceedings{Deb2012PredictionOO,
  title={Prediction of Outcomes for Emergency Cervical Cerclage in the Presence of Protruding Membranes},
  author={Purnima Deb and Nighat Aftab and Shabana Muzaffar},
  booktitle={ISRN obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2012}
}
The aim of our study is to verify whether some maternal features are related to pregnancy outcomes of emergency cerclage when membranes are protruding through the dilated cervix. We present a retrospective review of 20 cases of emergency cervical cerclage performed over a 3-year period at Al Wasl hospital, a tertiary level centre in Dubai. Analysis shows presence of membrane prolapse with infection causing rupture of membranes, to be the strongest predictor of poor outcome. Analysis also… CONTINUE READING