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Surgical variance between postconceptional and preconceptional minimally invasive transabdominal cerclage placement

      Recent data show that transabdominal cerclage placement via laparoscopy carries better obstetrical outcomes in comparison to transabdominal cerclage placement via laparotomy. In this surgical tutorial, we review the technique for minimally invasive abdominal cerclage and highlight the surgical differences between preconceptional and conceptional cerclage.

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