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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

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Of these 13, 12 received progesterone or cerclage as an intervention, while none received pessary.
Although these cervical injuries are more common in term deliveries, alternative risk factors associated with cervical injuries are cervical cerclage, induction of labour, young maternal age, vacuum-assisted vaginal delivery, prostaglandin use and precipitate labour.
Treatment of periprosthetic fractures includes Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF) with plate, wire cerclage, bone graft, and stem revision prosthesis (5).
In the last 10 years, TVU measurement of CL as a screening test has been accepted (1,2): it identifies women at risk for SPTB, and an early intervention (progesterone or cerclage depending on the clinical situation) is effective in preventing SPTB.
This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of cervical cerclage and vaginal progesterone in the treatment of cervical incompetence with/without PTB history.
The "Clothesline Phenomenon" after Cerclage with Arruga's Suture - Is Cutting of the Suture Necessary?
The routinely practised vaginal cerclage procedure is not effective enough in preventing these miscarriages compared to our new method of laparoscopic cervical cerclage.
Interfragmental fixation of rostral mandibular fracture with cerclage wire in a thoroughbred English horse.
1) described fixation of transverse fractures and arthrodesis of digits with a cerclage wire and oblique K-wire, which is tension band fixation insisting on obtaining congruous reduction and maintaining fixation till the union.
M2 PHARMA-December 8, 2015-US FDA Clears DSM's Dyneema PurityRadiopaque Cerclage Cable for Use in Orthopedic Trauma
Cerclage incorporates movement restrictions based upon risk classifications of individual community members; ensures provision of health care services, food, and other commodities; and is supported by awareness and educational campaigns.