A 44-year-old female asked:
What is the safest week to get cervical stitches done under general anesthesia, age 42 16w3d pregnant with twins?is general anesthesia safe for twins?
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Dr. Romanth Waghmaraeanswered
Pain Management 41 years experience
Cervical stitch: You are referring to the Shirodkar Stitch (an indian MD devised this). This can easily be done with mild sedation and good local in the area - its very quick to do. Your OB/GYN will determine when is the best time to place the stitch.
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