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cer·clage

 (sər-kläzh′)
n.
1. The placement of a nonabsorbable suture around the uterine cervix to treat premature dilation of the cervix during pregnancy.
2. The use of an encircling wire loop or ring to bring together the ends of an obliquely fractured bone or the fragments of a broken patella.
3. The use of an encircling silicone band around the sclera of the eye to correct detachment of the retina.

[French, encirclement, from cercler, to encircle, from Old French, from cercle, circle; see circle.]

cerclage

(sɜːˈklɑːʒ )
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) the treatment of an incompetent cervix by means of a suture in early pregnancy to prevent miscarriage
Translations

cer·clage

n. cerclaje, en ortopedia, procedimiento usado en ciertas fracturas por el cual se unen partes rodeándolas con un hilo metálico o con catgut.

cerclage

n cerclaje m
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CHICAGO -- The effect of 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate on preterm birth varies depending on the presence or absence of cerclage in high-risk women, according to a planned secondary analysis of the Vaginal Ultrasound Cerclage Trial.
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The study concluded that fFN testing has the potential to improve risk assessment and impact treatment decisions including the administering of steroids, increased surveillance, or cerclage intervention in the asymptomatic high-risk population involved in the study.
CHICAGO -- The presence of a U-shaped cervical funnel was significantly associated with earlier birth in high-risk women in a planned secondary analysis of the Vaginal Ultrasound Cerclage Trial.