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Score for Predicting Preterm Delivery in Woman With Cervical Cerclage

Purpose:

To evaluate a woman with cervical cerclage for risk of preterm delivery at less than 32 weeks gestation using the score of Odibo et al.

Specialty:

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

O34.3

Description:

Odibo et al developed a score for predicting preterm delivery at < 32 weeks gestation in women who have had cervical cerclage. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

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