Episode 3.5 Tilts, Twins, Outpatient Induction, PCOS, and Pessaries

In this episode we discuss a several new articles relating to mode of delivery for preterm twins, outpatient cervical ripening with balloons, PCOS, and pessaries for prevention of preterm birth in women with shortened cervixes. We also discuss the lateral tilt at the time of Cesarean. 

Links Discussed:

Effect of Different Positions During Surgical Preparation With Combined Spinal-Epidural Anesthesia for Elective Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Left Lateral Table Tilt for Elective Cesarean Delivery under Spinal Anesthesia Has No Effect on Neonatal Acid-Base Status: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Survival Without Severe Neonatal Morbidity in Very Preterm Twins According to Planned Mode of Delivery

Influence of mode of delivery on neonatal mortality in the second twin, at and before term

Outpatient Cervical Ripening with Balloon Catheters: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Outpatient Cervical Ripening: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Diagnosis and Treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Pessary Plus Progesterone to Prevent Preterm Birth in Women With Short Cervixes: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Cervical Pessary for Preventing Preterm Birth in Singleton Pregnancies With Short Cervical Length: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Cervical pessary to reduce preterm birth <34 weeks of gestation after an episode of preterm labor and a short cervix: a randomized controlled trial