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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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Laura Nicholls-Dempsey said that women with Ehlers-Danlos who get pregnant are more likely to have antepartum hemorrhage, placenta previa, cervical incompetence, and preterm birth.
The data obtained in this study demonstrated that the cervical cerclage procedure (whether therapeutic or emergency in nature), conducted because of cervical incompetence in the second and early third trimesters, is effective in preventing extreme pre-term births.
A total of 198 women with cervical incompetence met the criteria and were involved in the study.
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.] No.
Maternity care is likely to be of importance in screening for risks of preterm birth like infections, inadequate nutrition, medical disorders and cervical incompetence. While one study found that cases had undergone a greater number of antenatal care visits than had the controls, mainly for pregnancy complications.
The risk factors for cervical incompetence include recurrent mid trimester losses, previous pre-term pre-mature rupture of membranes before 32 weeks, cervical length of less than 25mm prior to 27 weeks and prior cervical trauma (e.g.
Cervical incompetence is a condition in which a woman's cervix opens too early in pregnancy.
(7) Although an effective method, this poses risks to future pregnancy including potential uterine rupture or cervical incompetence and requires cesarean delivery for all future pregnancies.
Firstly, the measurements were started at 20 wk of gestation whereas many cases of cervical incompetence are detected by ultrasound beginning at 17 wk.
Abortion can lead to a higher risk of future premature birth because a woman is more likely to develop cervical incompetence from the abortion.

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