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The Anisotropy and Tension/Compression Behavior of Human Cervical Tissue

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Kristin M. Myers, Anastassia Paskaleva, Simona Socrate

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Michael House

Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA

Paper No. SBC2007-176553, pp. 937-938; 2 pages
doi:10.1115/SBC2007-176553
From:
  • ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • Keystone, Colorado, USA, June 20–24, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Bioengineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4798-5
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME

abstract

The cervix plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy pregnancy, acting as a mechanical barrier to hold the fetus inside the uterus during gestation. Altered mechanical properties of the cervical tissue are suspected to play an important role in spontaneous preterm birth. However, not much is known about the mechanical properties of human cervical tissue and the etiology of spontaneous preterm birth.

Copyright © 2007 by ASME

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