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ALLMedicine™ Cervical Insufficiency Center

Research & Reviews  140 results

Expression of antimicrobial peptides in the amniotic fluid of women with cervical insuf...
https://doi.org/10.1111/aji.13577
American Journal of Reproductive Immunology (New York, N.... Kim Y, Lee KY et. al.

May 15th, 2022 - Cervical insufficiency (CI) is associated with intra-amniotic infection or inflammation. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) in amniotic fluid may protect the fetus against microbial invasion, giving their broad-spectrum microbiocidal properties. We eva...

Prediction of emergency cerclage outcomes in women with cervical insufficiency: The rol...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9089878
PloS One; Lee KN, Park KH et. al.

May 11th, 2022 - We aimed to determine whether various novel inflammatory, angiogenic, and extracellular matrix-related mediators in amniotic fluid (AF) can independently predict emergency cerclage outcomes in women with acute cervical insufficiency (CI). This was...

Ibuprofen Versus Indomethacin Following Emergent Cerclage Placement
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04726085

May 4th, 2022 - Cervical insufficiency is defined as painless cervical dilation in the second trimester. Cervical insufficiency can ultimately lead to second trimester loss of pregnancy. Cerclages are utilized in pregnancies affected by cervical insufficiency in ...

Inflammation-related immune proteins in maternal plasma as potential predictive biomark...
https://doi.org/10.1111/aji.13557
American Journal of Reproductive Immunology (New York, N.... Kim SY, Park KH et. al.

May 3rd, 2022 - This study aimed to determine whether various novel plasma mediators of immune regulation associated with inflammation could independently predict the clinical outcome of rescue cerclage in patients with cervical insufficiency (CI). A total of 41 ...

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Guidelines  3 results

Guideline No. 411: Vaginal Pessary Use.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2020.11.013
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.
https://doi.org/10.1097/01.AOG.0000443276.68274.cc
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.
https://doi.org/10.1016/S1701-2163(15)30764-7
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  4 results

Ibuprofen Versus Indomethacin Following Emergent Cerclage Placement
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04726085

May 4th, 2022 - Cervical insufficiency is defined as painless cervical dilation in the second trimester. Cervical insufficiency can ultimately lead to second trimester loss of pregnancy. Cerclages are utilized in pregnancies affected by cervical insufficiency in ...

Azithromycin to Improve Latency in Exam Indicated Cerclage Control Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05132829

Mar 15th, 2022 - Preterm birth (PTB) continues to be a leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. The rate of spontaneous PTB (delivery before 37 weeks gestation) is one in ten pregnancies and a history of prior preterm birth remains a risk factor for recu...

The Impact of Cervical Cerclage or Vaginal Progesterone on Vaginal Microbiome Distribution
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03253016

Aug 17th, 2017 - Cervical insufficiency is primarily a clinical diagnosis, characterized by painless cervical dilation leading to recurrent second-trimester pregnancy losses/births of otherwise normal pregnancies. Adverse perinatal events associated with cervical ...

Intravaginal Misoprostol Versus Dinoprostone Before Diagnostik Hysteroscopy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01620814

Aug 7th, 2012 - While diagnostic hysteroscopy allows panoramic view of the uterus cavity, operational hysteroscopy allows to minimal invasive approach in the intrauterine lesions. Most frequently complications of hysteroscopy are cervical rupture, hemorrhage, fai...

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News  9 results

Laparoscopic abdominal cerclage: An effective, patient-sought approach for cervical insufficiency
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/243464/surgery/laparoscopic-abdominal-cerclage-effective-patient-sought-approach
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
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/243463/surgery/laparoscopic-approach-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.

Low-Dose Aspirin Did Not Reduce Preterm Birth Rates, but Don't Rule It Out Yet
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945627

Feb 10th, 2021 - Women at risk of preterm birth who took daily low-dose aspirin did not have significantly lower rates of preterm birth than those who did not take aspirin, according to preliminary findings from a small randomized controlled trial. There was a tre...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Normal and Abnormal Labor and Delivery
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/884336

Aug 21st, 2017 - Labor is a physiologic process during which the products of conception (ie, the fetus, membranes, umbilical cord, and placenta) are expelled outside of the uterus. Labor is achieved with changes in the biochemical connective tissue and with gradua...

Cervical Cerclage May Avoid Preterm Birth, Guidelines Say
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/819597

Jan 22nd, 2014 - Women with a history of cervical insufficiency (1 or more second-trimester pregnancy losses in the absence of labor or prior cerclage because of painless cervical dilation in the second trimester) or painless cervical dilation in the second trimes...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →