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cervical

[′sər·və·kəl]
(anatomy)
Of or relating to the neck, a necklike part, or the cervix of an organ.
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We performed a hospital-based, single-center, stratified (with and without PTB history), retrospective cohort study on all women who were diagnosed with cervical incompetence and treated with cervical cerclage or vaginal progesterone at Beijing Hospital (Beijing, China) from January 2010 to October 2015.
of Cases Percentage Cervical incompetence 11 11% Malpresentations 6 6% H/o previous PROM 8 8% H/o previous Preterm 9 9% Hydramnios 4 4% UTI 6 6% Twins 4 4% Previous D and C 12 12% Recent coitus 7 7% No risk factors 33 33% Total 100 100% Table 3: Duration of PROM Duration of PROM [hrs.
A study28 also revealed significant risk associations between the presence of cervical incompetence, multiple pregnancies and previous PTB.
In addition to preventing recurrent uterine inversion, one potential benefit to the placement of the abdominal cervical cerclage is possible prevention of future cervical incompetence related to the surgical division of the posterior cervical ring.
In the study published last year, a direct relationship was found between abortion and cervical incompetence.
By working in teams, with the perinatologist cultivating a relationship with an experienced laparoscopic surgeon, specialists can work together to bring the option of interval cerclage into discussions with patients who have poor obstetric histories due to cervical incompetence or serious risk factors associated with poor pregnancy outcomes, and then see the procedure through when it is deemed worthwhile and desirable.
Sonographic evaluation of the gravid cervix is important for the assessment of cervical incompetence, preterm labor and placenta previa (1-12).
ACOG recommends a noninvasive approach because of the risk of cervical incompetence after surgical excision.
Researchers speculate that forced or mechanical dilation of the cervix in abortion may lead to cervical incompetence (so that the uterus fails to hold the child in place), which may increase the risk of upper genital tract infections.
Not all CIN lesions progress, however, so the ability to predict which ones will regress could help avoid unnecessary treatment and prevent related complications such as cervical stenosis, cervical incompetence, infection, and bleeding.
Another well-designed but smaller randomized controlled trial (1) studied a subset population of pregnant women at high risk for cervical incompetence and found therapeutic cerclage to be beneficial.

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