cerclage

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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.]
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cerclage

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

n cerclaje m
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References in periodicals archive ?
During the last 50 years, cervical cerclage has been frequently used to prolong the period until birth in pregnancies with cervical incompetence.
Dr Rahman will be available for consultations and laparoscopic solutions for general gynaecologic oncology surgeries, correction of mullerian anomalies, severe endometriosis and adenomyosis, pelvis fistulas, myomectomy and cervical cerclage in pregnancy.
To her surprise, she was pregnant again in September 2017, and when the foetus was about 16 weeks, she underwent cervical cerclage, a surgery in which the cervix is sewn shut to prevent premature labour.
Progesterone administration and cervical cerclage have been used as effective means to correct the condition in the absence of infection (5).
In the progesterone group, 12 received antibiotics, and 4 patients were cotreated with cervical cerclage.
This time everything went smoothly, but because my cervix was weak, I had a cervical cerclage - a stitch to hold it and keep it closed.
Cervical cerclage is an important method of preventing preterm delivery.
Alternatively, cervical blood supply may be ligated via the vaginal approach or with a high placed cervical cerclage [8, 9].
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.
Review of the literature shows the facts that the pyometra after ovum retrieval, uterine rupture following successful tubal blastocyst transfer after laparoscopic cervical cerclage and placenta accreta causing uterine rupture in the second trimester of pregnancy after IVF resulted in hysterectomy.
None of the patients had an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) or a cervical cerclage. Eight patients were hospitalized for preterm labor.