Title

Efficacy of ultrasound-indicated cerclage in twin pregnancies

Publication Date

2015

Journal Title

Am J Obstet Gynecol

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: We sought to compare the perinatal outcomes in twin pregnancies with short cervical length (CL) with ultrasound-indicated cerclage (UIC) vs no cerclage (control). STUDY DESIGN: This was a retrospective cohort study of asymptomatic twin pregnancies with transvaginal ultrasound (TVU) CL14 weeks, monochorionic-monoamniotic placentation, or medically indicated preterm birth (PTB). Primary outcome was spontaneous PTB (SPTB)

Volume Number

212

Issue Number

6

Pages

6

Document Type

Article

EPub Date

2015/02/01

Status

Faculty; Northwell Researcher

Facility

School of Medicine; Northwell Health

Primary Department

Obstetrics and Gynecology

PMID

25637840

DOI

10.1016/j.ajog.2015.01.031