CitationThorp, John M., Jr.; Weeks, Margaret; Watson, William J.; Bowes, Watson A.; & Fowler, Wesley C. (1992). Should Every Gravida Exposed to Diethylstilbesterol in Utero Undergo Prophylactic Cerclage?. Journal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 1(6), 300-302.
AbstractOver the past 14 years, we found that limiting the use of cerclage to gravidas with either a history consistent with cervical incompetence or documented cervical change, produced acceptable perinatal outcomes. In this manuscript, we compare our outcomes in DES exposures to a previously published series that advocated prophylactic cerclage. The optimal management of the DES-exposed gravida awaits formal study in randomized trials.
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleJournal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Author(s)Thorp, John M., Jr.
Watson, William J.
Bowes, Watson A.
Fowler, Wesley C.