Rates of recurrent preterm birth by obstetrical history and cervical length.

@article{Durnwald2005RatesOR,
  title={Rates of recurrent preterm birth by obstetrical history and cervical length.},
  author={Celeste P Durnwald and Hetty C Walker and Jen C Lundy and Jay D. Iams},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={193 3 Pt 2},
  pages={1170-4}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to determine rates of recurrent preterm birth according to number of prior preterm births, 1 versus 2 or more and cervical length by endovaginal ultrasound at 22(0) to 24(6) weeks, less than 25 mm versus more than 25 mm. STUDY DESIGN We retrospectively analyzed data from charts of women with prior spontaneous preterm birth seen in a Prematurity Prevention Clinic from 1998 through 2004. Women with a history of 1 or more spontaneous preterm births (18(0)-36(6… CONTINUE READING