However most of them suffer cervical incompetence after their second deliveries and this leads to recurrent pregnancy loss.
What does CI stand for?
CI stands for Cervical Incompetence
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- Central Index
- Central Indiana
- Central Instance (SAP)
- Central Islip (Long Island, New York)
- Cerebral Insufficiency
- Certificate of Identity (various nations)
- Certificate of Insurance
- Certificate of Interpretation
- Certification Inspection
- Certified Investigator
Samples in periodicals archive:
Final results of the Cervical Incompetence Prevention Randomized Cerclage Trial (CIPRACT): therapeutic cerclage with bed rest versus bed rest alone.
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.
With every treatment a woman has for an abnormal smear there is an increased risk of cervical incompetence or premature labour.
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.
Researchers speculate that forced or mechanical dilation of the cervix in abortion may lead to cervical incompetence (so that the uterus fails to hold the child in place), which may increase the risk of upper genital tract infections.
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.
Not all CIN lesions progress, however, so the ability to predict which ones will regress could help avoid unnecessary treatment and prevent related complications such as cervical stenosis, cervical incompetence, infection, and bleeding.