A new technique for reduction of prolapsed fetal membranes for emergency cervical cerclage

Obstet Gynecol. 1989 Sep;74(3 Pt 1):408-10.


A new method to replace fetal membranes that have prolapsed through an incompetent cervix, which includes overfilling of the urinary bladder, was successful in four consecutive patients who presented with this clinical entity.

MeSH terms

  • Emergencies
  • Extraembryonic Membranes*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Urinary Bladder
  • Urinary Catheterization
  • Uterine Cervical Incompetence / surgery*