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TitleCervical cerclage using braided suture material for the prevention of preterm birth induces significant disruption of vaginal microbial stability and increases inflammation leading to premature cervical remodeling and adverse pregnancy outcomes; a review of suture material used in cervical cerclage is warranted.
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Abstract Preterm birth, the leading cause of death in children under five, is an inflammatory driven process frequently triggered by ascending vaginal infection. Some 2 million cervical cerclages are performed annually to prevent preterm birth. The procedure is thought to provide structural support and maint .. [more]
Description Preterm birth, the leading cause of death in children under five, is an inflammatory driven process frequently triggered by ascending vaginal infection. Some 2 million cervical cerclages are performed annually to prevent preterm birth. The procedure is thought to provide structural support and maint .. [more]
Center NameCardiff University