Cerclage at the University Hospital Ostrava (article in Czech)
Petr Vašek, Igor Michalec
Actual Gyn 2014, 6, 60-62
Publication date: 2014-07-11
Manuscript ID: 0614023
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Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of cerclage according to McDonald at the University Hospital Ostrava in the period 1/2007 - 3/2014.
Design: A retrospective study
Obstetrics and Gynecology: Obstetrics - Gynecology, University Hospital Ostrava
Methods: A retrospective analysis of cerclage performed at the University Hospital Ostrava and analysis of the results thus treated pregnancies. The criterion for success was determined after childbirth completed 34 weeks of pregnancy.
Conclusion: In the reporting period, nine indicated cerclage - 7 of therapeutic and 2 emergency. The procedures were performed between the 18th and 25th week of pregnancy. Three patients have had in the past cerclage performed. 57% of the treated pregnant women gave birth after 34 completed weeks of gestation. Only in one case (11.1%) cerclage was unsuccessful and the pregnancy ended in a miscarriage. The average time between performing cerclage and delivery was 69 days.

Key words: cerclage, preterm labor, cervical incompetence