Accession Number:

AD1081403

Title:

Robotic Assisted Abdominal Cerclage For Cervical Insufficeiency: A Surgical Video Submission

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

59 MDW San Antonio United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2019-05-06

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Cervical insufficiency is defined as the inability of the cervix to retain a pregnancy in the second trimester in the absence of labor or contractions. The result is preterm delivery and associated neonatal morbidity and mortality. In select patients with cervical insufficiency abdominal cerclage has proven to increase chances of a live birth.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE