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Indications for cerclage


Indications for cerclage


1. History based indication-

→ RPL of 2nd trimester (≥2)

→ H/O PTL (Preterm Labor)

2. USG based indication

→ Length of cervix < 2.5cm + pt. giving H/O ≥ 1 second trimester abortion

3. Emergency Cerclage/ Rescue Cerclage

→ Cervix has begun dilating then do cervical cerclage. In this remember: –

  1. Dilation of cervix <4cm

Contraindications for cerclage


Contraindications for cerclage


→ Cervical dilatation ≥ 4 cm

→ Ruptured membranes

→ Presence of gross anomaly of fetus

→ Vaginal bleeding Present

→ Pelvic infection +nt.

→ Placenta Previa- relative contraindication

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