Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 7th, 2005
V.S. Tsapanos and colleagues at the University of Patras hospital assessed "the effectiveness of a late or emergency (salvage) cerclage after tissue reinforcement with Pelvicol natural implant in preventing premature rupture of the fetal membranes and advancing pregnancy prolongation."
They described their case: "A flat sheet of Pelvicol, a sterile acellular natural (porcine) implant was used in an emergency cerclage to reinforce the thin tissues...
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