Cervical Length, Cervical Dilation, and Gestational Age at Cerclage Placement and the Risk of Preterm Birth in Women Undergoing Ultrasound or Exam Indicated Shirodkar Cerclage

By on July 9, 2019

Certain high-risk women require cerclage placement in pregnancy to lower the risk of a pregnancy loss or preterm birth and we have previously published our vast experience with this procedure  (https://www.mfmnyc.com/blog/mfm-publications/ultrasound-indicated-cerclage-shirodkar-vs-mcdonald/) and (https://www.mfmnyc.com/blog/mfm-publications/outcomes-of-emergency-or-physical-examination-indicated-cerclage-in-twin-pregnancies-compared-to-singleton-pregnancies/).  In this study we examined if there were any differences in cerclage outcomes, based on the cervical  length, cervical dilation, or gestational age at the time of the procedure.

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