Fetal monitoring

Rik Vullings (Inventor), Christiaan Peters (Inventor), Gie Oei Swan (Inventor), Petrus Wijn (Inventor)

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Abstract

A system for monitoring a fetus during gestation comprises an input for receiving a plurality of electric signals measured on a surface of a maternal body; and means for providing a fetal electrocardiogram based on the received electric signals and based on an orientation of the fetus, wherein the fetal electrocardiogram represents a projection of a fetal cardiac potential vector according to a predetermined projection direction that is fixed with respect to the fetus. The fetal vector electrocardiogram is projected according to the projection direction. An at least partial representation of a fetal vector electrocardiogram is provided in dependence on the plurality of electric signals and indicative of a time path of an electrical field vector generated by a fetal heart of the fetus.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS2010185108
IPCA61B 5/ 0448 A I
Priority date18/07/08
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2010

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