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Dr. David M. Barrere

OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

Dr. David M. Barrere is a top OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) in Cincinnati, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. David M. Barrere is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. David M. Barrere is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. David M. Barrere is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Cincinnati, OH, Dr. David M. Barrere is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. David M. Barrere
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • MD at Ohio State University
  • Accepting new patients

What is cerclage?

A cerclage is a stitch placed in the cervix to strengthen and support it so it doesn't dilate prematurely. Cerclages are often placed in patients that have been diagnosed with READ MORE
A cerclage is a stitch placed in the cervix to strengthen and support it so it doesn't dilate prematurely. Cerclages are often placed in patients that have been diagnosed with an incompetent (weakened) cervix or who have had surgeries on their cervix and it is felt that the structural integrity has been compromised. In these patients, pregnancies can proceed normally until 16-22 weeks at which time the cervix will slowly start to dilate because of the weight of the pregnancy tissues pushing down upon it. It can progress to the point that a pregnancy loss can occur. The cerclage can be quite instrumental for these patient in subsequent pregnancies. Unfortunately, placing a cerclage after it has premature started to dilated (sometimes call a heroic cerclage) rarely works or prolongs pregnancy more than a few weeks.