Injectable Silk Foams for the Treatment of Cervical Insufficiency.

Fournier, Eric.
2017-04-24T15:09:56.761Z

Abstract: Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality, resulting in over 4,000 deaths each year. A significant risk factor for preterm birth is cervical insufficiency, the weakening and subsequent deformation of cervical tissue. Cervical insufficiency is both detectable and treatable but current treatments are lacking. The most common approach requires multiple invasive procedures. Th... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012169
ID: tufts:21907
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