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Emergency cervical circlage for cervical incompetence.
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PMID:  15511765     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Twelve patients had emergency cervical circlage for inevitable middle trimester abortion due to cervical incompetence. The mean gestation was 23 weeks (range 15-28 weeks). The median cervical dilatation was 3 cm. In three patients, the cervical dilatation was more than 5 cm. The median prolongation of pregnancy was 3.3 weeks (range 4 days to 10 weeks). Eight of the 14 babies survived. All babies that survived were more than 1000 g. Based on our experience, we advocate an active approach to inevitable middle trimester abortions due to cervical incompetence.
Authors:
K Arumugam; M Ratnavale
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0144-3615     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1997 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-29     Completed Date:  2005-04-21     Revised Date:  2005-04-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309140     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-50     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia.
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J Obstet Gynaecol. 1997 Nov;17(6):602   [PMID:  15511978 ]

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