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To determine whether a decrease in midtrimester cervical length across pregnancies is associated with preterm delivery in a subsequent pregnancy.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: American journal of perinatology
The aim was to examine the association between plasma hormone concentrations, cervical length and preterm delivery in twin pregnancies, including the effect of progesterone treatment.
To determine the risk of spontaneous preterm delivery (SPTD) associated with transvaginal cervical length (TVCL) in an unselected cohort.
To investigate whether myometrial thickness (MT) to cervical length (CL) ratio could be used in the prediction of preterm birth (PTB) in singleton pregnancies presented with threatened preterm labor (...
I read the original research article by Jar-Allah et al. with great interest (1). They report changes of cervical cytology and its relationship to the risk of preterm delivery in singleton pregnancie...
No intervention has proved effective to date in reducing the spontaneous preterm birth rate in twin pregnancies following an episode of threatened preterm labour and with a short cervix remaining. Thi...
This is a non-blinded randomized screening trial of asymptomatic singleton pregnancies without prior spontaneous preterm birth who are randomized to either transvaginal ultrasound cervical...
Background: Preterm birth is the leading cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality in multiple pregnancies. The medical and educational expenditure and lost productivity associated with p...
Spontaneous preterm birth (SPTB) remains the number one cause of perinatal mortality in many countries, including the United States. Multiple gestations are at increased risk of SPTB. A sh...
Spontaneous preterm birth (SPTB) remains the number one cause of perinatal mortality in many countries, including the United States. In singleton gestations a short cervical length (CL) on...
Twin pregnancies are at substantial increased risk of preterm delivery. Prophylactic administration of progesterone in singleton pregnancies at risk of preterm delivery has been shown to ...
A parameter usually used in PRENATAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY to measure the length of the uterine neck (CERVIX UTERI). Cervical length or its shortening is used to identify and prevent early cervical opening and PRETERM BIRTH.
Variation occurring within a species in the presence or length of DNA fragment generated by a specific endonuclease at a specific site in the genome. Such variations are generated by mutations that create or abolish recognition sites for these enzymes or change the length of the fragment.
A change in the CERVIX UTERI with respect to its readiness to relax. The cervix normally becomes softer, more flexible, more distensible, and shorter in the final weeks of PREGNANCY. These cervical changes can also be chemically induced (LABOR, INDUCED).
Muscular contractions characterized by increase in tension without change in length.
A network of nerve fibers originating in the upper four cervical spinal cord segments. The cervical plexus distributes cutaneous nerves to parts of the neck, shoulders, and back of the head, and motor fibers to muscles of the cervical spinal column, infrahyoid muscles, and the diaphragm.
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