Non-delivery Obstetric Procedures

  • Sanjay Datta
  • Bhavani Shankar Kodali
  • Scott Segal


Cervical incompetence complicates up to 1% of all pregnancies. It is characterized by premature dilation of the internal cervical os and shortening of the cervix from the internal os to the uterine cavity. It is associated with early pregnancy loss and premature birth. Cervical cerclage is a procedure performed at least 23,000 times annually in the United States.


Spinal Anesthesia Postpartum Woman Minimum Alveolar Concentration Tubal Ligation Postoperative Pain Relief 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjay Datta
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bhavani Shankar Kodali
    • 1
    • 2
  • Scott Segal
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Brigham & Women’s HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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