Beyond cervical length: emerging technologies for assessing the pregnant cervix
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 05/31/2012Feltovich H et al.
Fortunately, promising techniques to evaluate tissue hydration, collagen structure and/or tissue elasticity are emerging. These will add to the body of knowledge about the cervix and facilitate coordination of molecular studies, ultimately leading to novel approaches to preterm birth prediction and, finally, prevention.
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