N. Keating
University College Dublin
ObstetricsPsychologyQualitative researchPsychological interventionReferralCervixPregnancyCervical cerclageCoronavirus InfectionsViral therapyCervical insufficiency2019-20 coronavirus outbreakSevere acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)Third trimesterAdrenal cortex hormonesGestationRisk factorFamily medicineMedicinePandemic
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INTRODUCTION Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Spontaneous Preterm Birth (sPTB) has many and varied causes but is known to be strongly associated with a short or shortening cervix in the midtrimester of pregnancy. The strongest risk factor for sPTB is a previous sPTB. In women with a history of sPTB, we can offer surveillance and treatments which have been proven to reduce the risk of sPTB, such as cervical cerclage and vaginal progesterone supplementation. ...
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