1. In women with a history of prior preterm birth less and midtrimester cervical length <25mm, cerclage reduced perinatal morbidity and preterm delivery at less than 24 weeks.
2. In women with midtrimester cervical length <15mm, cerclage reduced preterm birth less than 35 weeks.
Original date of publication: October 2009
1. The frequency of delivery before 28 weeks was similar between singleton and twin gestations.
2. Greater cervical dilation, prolapsing membranes and short cervical length were risk factors for delivery before 28 weeks.
Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)
Study Rundown: This study found that physical exam-indicated cerclage in the 2nd trimester...