Laparoscopic cervical cerclage

Cervical insufficiency is the leading cause of miscarriage during the second trimester of pregnancy and is treated effectively with vaginal cerclage between 14-18/40 weeks gestation.

In cases, however, when the cervical excision vaginal cerclage failed in a previous pregnancy, then the abdominal surgery may be performed (open or laparoscopic surgery) for better results.

The video below shows a laparoscopic banding, while presenting some interesting facts.

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