PMID: 6987584Mar 1, 1980Paper

Temporary submucosal cervical cerclage

Obstetrics and Gynecology
L B CuretR W Olson

Abstract

A submucosal, easily removable cervical cerclage was placed in 37 patients with cervical incompetence. The perinatal mortality rate compared favorably with reports using other techniques, and the cesarean section rate was not different from that in the overall obstetric population. In view of the absence of any complications, this technique would seem to be the cerclage of choice.

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