Unappreciated but not unimportant: health disparities in the risk for cervical insufficiency.

@article{Mcelrath2010UnappreciatedBN,
  title={Unappreciated but not unimportant: health disparities in the risk for cervical insufficiency.},
  author={T. Mcelrath},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={
          2891-3
        }
}
Although cervical insufficiency has been recognized within the medical literature for over 150 years as a pregnancy complication, a widely agreed-upon definition for the underlying diagnosis has yet to be achieved (Romero et al., 2006). Some authorities suggest that the definition should be applied to cases of cervical dilatation in the absence of significant uterine activity (ACOG, 2003). Others suggest that the definition should include a functional component of repeat pregnancy loss (Iams… Expand
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