Cerclage: Should we be doing them?

Vincenzo Berghella, Jason Baxter, Leonardo Pereira

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We've been doing cerclage for roughly half a century-but where's the evidence that it prevents preterm birth? The authors make the case for limiting this surgery to select patients, cautioning that for multiple gestations, it might just make things worse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)34-41
Number of pages8
JournalContemporary Ob/Gyn
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • Maternity and Midwifery

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    Berghella, V., Baxter, J., & Pereira, L. (2005). Cerclage: Should we be doing them? Contemporary Ob/Gyn, 50(12), 34-41.