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Sonographic assessment of the incompetent cervix in pregnancy.
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PMID:  1351004     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ultrasonography (US) was done in 40 women with a history of recurrent midtrimester abortion. The results were compared with those of a control group who consisted of 53 women with no previous history of abortion and had had at least one full term pregnancy with normal vaginal delivery. Mean internal cervical os diameters of 16.0 mm and 22.5 mm at 10 and 27 weeks gestation respectively were recorded in the cervical incompetent patients while mean values of 7.7 mm and 14.5 mm at 13 and 28 weeks gestation were observed in the normal control subjects. Full analysis of covariance showed statistically significant difference in the internal os diameter between the control group and the cervical incompetence cases (t90 = 9.33, P less than 0.001).
D A Nzeh; O O Adetoro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1992 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-16     Completed Date:  1992-07-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  179-84     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
Abortion, Habitual / epidemiology,  etiology*
Gestational Age
Hospitals, University
Nigeria / epidemiology
Obstetric Labor, Premature / epidemiology,  etiology
Predictive Value of Tests
Ultrasonography, Prenatal / standards*
Uterine Cervical Incompetence / complications,  epidemiology,  ultrasonography*

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