To assess the incidence rate of cervical incompetence diagnoses in Denmark 1980-1990 according to maternal age, to analyse regional variations, to investigate how often cerclage is applied, and finally to estimate abortion rates among women with cervical incompetence with and without cerclage.
A register-based retrospective cross section study.
All Danish gynecological departments.
Since 1977, all hospitalized patients in Denmark have been centrally recorded by diagnosis according to the ICD classification and by operation codes in The National Patient Register.
From this database, all women with cervical incompetence (CI) and cerclage in the period 1980-1990 were identified.
Mots-clés Pascal : Béance col utérus, Homme, Danemark, Europe, Epidémiologie, Traitement, Evolution, Cerclage, Gestation pathologie, Avortement
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Incompetent cervix, Human, Denmark, Europe, Epidemiology, Treatment, Evolution, Hooping, Pregnancy disorders, Abortion
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0232740
Code Inist : 002B20F02. Création : 199406.