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Research & Reviews  189 results

Isthmic retroperitoneal cerclage via vNOTES as a potential alternative to an abdominal ...
Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction; Baekelandt J

Dec 17th, 2022 - To describe a new technique for performing an isthmic retroperitoneal cerclage via vaginal Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (vNOTES). Stepwise explanation of the surgical technique using original video footage. This study was exempt...

Treatment of heterotopic cervical pregnancy by ultrasound-guided hysteroscopy: A case r...
Medicine Sheng S, Zhang H et. al.

Dec 10th, 2022 - Heterotopic cervical pregnancy is a rare event of ectopic pregnancy with an incidence rate of < 1%. Herein, we report a rare case of successful treatment of heterotopic pregnancy following an in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer using ultrasound...

Clinical presentation, investigation, underlying causes, and subsequent pregnancy outco...
The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research; Cheung KW, Seto MTY et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2022 - To evaluate the causes of miscarriage and subsequent pregnancy outcomes among different phenotypes of second trimester miscarriage. Retrospective analysis of 170 consecutive second trimester miscarriages between 14 + 0 and 23 + 6 weeks recorded in...

Cervical pessary for preventing preterm birth in singleton pregnancies.
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Abdel-Aleem H, Shaaban OM et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2022 - Preterm birth (PTB), defined as birth prior to 37 weeks of gestation, occurs in ten percent of all pregnancies. PTB is responsible for more than half of neonatal and infant mortalities and morbidities. Because cervical insufficiency is a common ca...

Analysis of risk factors related to extremely and very preterm birth: a retrospective s...
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Ji X, Wu C et. al.

Nov 6th, 2022 - Preterm birth is one of the main causes of perinatal morbidity and mortality and imposes a heavy burden on families and society. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors and analyze birth conditions and complications of newborns born at ...

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Guidelines  3 results

Guideline No. 411: Vaginal Pessary Use.
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Harvey MA, Lemieux MC et. al.

Nov 29th, 2020 - To review the use, care, and fitting of pessaries. Women requiring the use of vaginal pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse and/or stress urinary incontinence. Use may also be indicated for women with certain pregnancy-related clinical scenarios, in...

ACOG Practice Bulletin No.142: Cerclage for the management of cervical insufficiency.
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Jan 24th, 2014 - The inability of the uterine cervix to retain a pregnancy in the second trimester is referred to as cervical insufficiency. Controversy exists in the medical literature pertaining to issues of pathophysiology, screening, diagnosis, and management ...

Cervical insufficiency and cervical cerclage.
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Brown R, Gagnon R et. al.

Jan 11th, 2014 - The purpose of this guideline is to provide a framework that clinicians can use to determine which women are at greatest risk of having cervical insufficiency and in which set of circumstances a cerclage is of potential value. Published literature...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  19 results

Effect of Sterile Versus Clean Gloves Intrapartum and Postpartum Infections at Term

Nov 2nd, 2022 - Introduction The vaginal microbiota consists of a wide array of possible bacteria including species Ureaplasma, Listeria, Lactobacillus, Atopbium, Megasphaera, Leptotrichia, Peptostreptococcus, Prevotella, Diphtheria, Escherichia, Klebsiella, Ente...

Single Versus Double Suture Cervical Cerclage to Prevent Preterm Birth

Oct 27th, 2022 - Preterm birth (PTB), defined as birth at less than 37 completed weeks is the leading cause for neonatal mortality and morbidity in the USA. The most common risk factor for PTB is a prior preterm birth. The etiology includes several risk factors in...

Cervical Stiffness Measurement in Cervical Insufficiency

Sep 21st, 2022 - The goal of this cross sectional study is to evaluate the differences in cervical stiffness between patients who present for cerclage placement versus normal pregnancies. The central hypothesis is that women for whom a cerclage is indicated will h...

Preventing Preterm Birth With a Negative Pressure Cervical Cup: a Feasibility Study

Aug 26th, 2022 - Preterm birth (PTB), occurring at 20-36 weeks gestation, is a crisis. Out of 15M babies born preterm, 1.1M pass away yearly worldwide. Survivors face short- and long-term medical and neurodevelopmental complications. PTB contributes to long and fr...

Cervical Occlusion Two-level Stitch Application

Jul 13th, 2022 - This is an open-label, multicentre, prospective, randomised controlled trial (RCT). Women will be randomized to the single-level cerclage arm or the double-level cerclage. Each patient will have a vaginal swab for aerobic and anaerobic bacteria an...

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News  16 results

Copresence of amniotic fluid sludge and a short cervix affects preterm birth in women with cerclage

Feb 15th, 2022 - Key clinical point: Presence of amniotic fluid sludge (AFS) in the midtrimester may serve as an additional ultrasound index for predicting preterm birth in women with a short cervical length (CL; ≤25 mm) who have undergone cervical cerclage. Main.

2022 Update on obstetrics
Jaimie L. Maines, MD, Jaimey M. Pauli, MD

Jan 19th, 2022 - Obstetrical practice saw updates in 2021 to 3 major areas of pregnancy management: preterm birth prevention, antepartum fetal surveillance, and the use of antenatal corticosteroids. Updated guidance on predicting and preventing spontaneous PTB Ame.

Laparoscopic abdominal cerclage: An effective, patient-sought approach for cervical insufficiency
Jon I. Einarsson, MD, PhD, MPH

Jul 27th, 2021 - Cervical insufficiency is an important cause of preterm birth and complicates up to 1% of pregnancies. It is typically diagnosed as painless cervical dilation without contractions, often in the second trimester at around 16-18 weeks, but the clini.

Laparoscopic approach to abdominal cerclage
Charles E. Miller, MD

Jul 27th, 2021 - Preterm birth remains a significant cause of infant morbidity and mortality. A well-established cause of preterm birth is cervical insufficiency, which occurs in approximately 1% of pregnancies and up to 8% of recurrent miscarriages and midtrimest.

Decision making regarding LEEP versus cone biopsy for excision of cervical dysplasia
Emma C. Rossi, MD

May 25th, 2021 - Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) or cold knife conization of the cervix (CKC) is the standard of care approach for women with cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia (CIN 3) because it achieves both disease control and diagnostic evaluat.

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Patient Education  5 results see all →