“At Your Cervix”: Screening & Treatment of a Shortened Cervix during Pregnancy

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“At Your Cervix”: Screening & Treatment of a Shortened Cervix during Pregnancy

Balancing clinical care that is evidence-based with interventions to improve outcome and avoid harmful interventions is truly challenging when the finding of a shortened cervix on transvaginal ultrasound evaluation is noted (i.e. Defined ≤ 25 mm). It is possible to counsel and treat women using the best data available combined with clinical experience regarding utilization

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Sono BPP: Improving the Patient Experience with Enhanced diagnostic Accuracy in Antenatal Testing

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Sono BPP: Improving the Patient Experience with Enhanced diagnostic Accuracy in Antenatal Testing

The introduction of the BPP in antenatal testing has provided an improved prognostic tool for the reassurance of fetal well being.  A reactive NST provides reassurance for fetal well being, however, when abnormal, has a high false positive rate of 45-75%.  FHR is subjective to various dynamic factors including periodic sleep cycles, medications, and antenatal

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