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What does CI stand for?

CI stands for Cervical Incompetence

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An abdominal cerclage using 5 mm woven polyester tape (Mersilene[R] Ethicon, Somerville, NJ) was then placed in order to prevent future recurrence of uterine inversion and to prevent possible future cervical incompetence since the posterior cervix was surgically divided to reduce the uterine inversion.
By working in teams, with the perinatologist cultivating a relationship with an experienced laparoscopic surgeon, specialists can work together to bring the option of interval cerclage into discussions with patients who have poor obstetric histories due to cervical incompetence or serious risk factors associated with poor pregnancy outcomes, and then see the procedure through when it is deemed worthwhile and desirable.
A large concern among women who have HPV-induced cervical dysplasia (pre-cancerous growth potentially leading to cervical cancer) is that the treatment of this disease can require surgical procedures such as hysterectomy or procedures which can, in some cases, lead to cervical incompetence and the inability to bear children.