Cervical cerclage
Encircling of an incompetent cervix (one that is abnormally liable to dilate), with a ring or loop, to prevent a miscarriage.

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a procedure to help prevent preterm birth delivery. It involves placing a stitch around the cervix of the uterus to keep it closed and reduce the possibility of preterm cervical dilatation and rupture of membranes.

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