Cervical ultrasonography compared with manual examination as a predictor of preterm delivery

V. Berghella, Jorge Tolosa, K. Kuhlman, S. Weiner, R. J. Bolognese, R. J. Wapner

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to compare the accuracy of ultrasonographic and manual cervical examinations for the prediction of preterm delivery. STUDY DESIGN: One hundred two singleton pregnancies at high risk for preterm delivery were followed up prospectively from 14 to 30 weeks with both serial cervical ultrasonography measurements and manual examinations of the length of the cervix. The primary outcome studied was preterm (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)723-730
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume177
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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High-Risk Pregnancy
Cervix Uteri
Ultrasonography

Keywords

  • Cervix uteri
  • Preterm delivery
  • Risk prediction
  • Ultrasonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Berghella, V., Tolosa, J., Kuhlman, K., Weiner, S., Bolognese, R. J., & Wapner, R. J. (1997). Cervical ultrasonography compared with manual examination as a predictor of preterm delivery. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 177(4), 723-730.

Cervical ultrasonography compared with manual examination as a predictor of preterm delivery. / Berghella, V.; Tolosa, Jorge; Kuhlman, K.; Weiner, S.; Bolognese, R. J.; Wapner, R. J.

In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 177, No. 4, 1997, p. 723-730.

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Berghella, V, Tolosa, J, Kuhlman, K, Weiner, S, Bolognese, RJ & Wapner, RJ 1997, 'Cervical ultrasonography compared with manual examination as a predictor of preterm delivery', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 177, no. 4, pp. 723-730.
Berghella, V. ; Tolosa, Jorge ; Kuhlman, K. ; Weiner, S. ; Bolognese, R. J. ; Wapner, R. J. / Cervical ultrasonography compared with manual examination as a predictor of preterm delivery. In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1997 ; Vol. 177, No. 4. pp. 723-730.
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