Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Case Report

Abdominal Cerclage in Twin Pregnancy after Radical Surgical Conization

Table 1

Summary of publications on transabdominal cerclage in twin pregnancies.

Authors (number of twin pairs)TechniqueGestational week of placement PregnancyGestational week of deliveryOutcomeComplications

Cammarano et al. [5] (2)TAC14
33 4/7
2 alive
2 alive

Işçi et al. [6] (1)TACIn former pregnancy 2nd 332 alivePolycystic ovary syndrome, congenital hypoplasia, ovary tumor
IVF/clomiphene citrate treatment

Lee et al. [7] (1)TAC12 5/71st30 5/7 2 aliveHistory of microinvasive adenocarcinoma of the cervix with VRT
Vaginal spotting (29 weeks) contractions, vaginal bleeding (30 weeks)

Olatunbosun et al. [8] (2)TAC12–14 ?20
2 perinatal deaths
1 stillborn, 1 alive
Preterm labor

Olawaiye et al. [9] (1)TACPreconceptional1st362 alive Cerclage as part of VRT

Pereira et al. [10] (1)LTCCPreconceptional2nd 382 aliveHysteroscopic metroplasty (uterus subseptus)

Lotgering et al. [3] (7)*TACEnd of 1st trimester25 (1)
>32 (6)
1 alive; 1 perinatal death
12 alive

Personal communication, details not presented in the text.
ET: embryo transfer; IVF: in vitro fertilization; LTCC: laparoscopic transabdominal cervicoisthmic cerclage; PPROM: preterm premature rupture of membranes; TAC: transabdominal cervicoisthmic cerclage; VRT: vaginal radical trachelectomy.

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