Use of cervical length in labor and delivery

Sushma Potti, Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Vincenzo Berghella

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Over the last two decades, extensive research had been done evaluating the role of ultrasonographic assessment of the cervix in various clinical settings. This chapter reviews the evidence behind the use of cervical length in various clinical scenarios encountered on labor and delivery unit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIntrapartum Ultrasonography for Labor Management
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9783642299391, 9783642299384
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Potti, S., Di Renzo, G. C., & Berghella, V. (2013). Use of cervical length in labor and delivery. In Intrapartum Ultrasonography for Labor Management (pp. 119-132). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.