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2013-12-03 08:32:18

New portable, non-invasive system allows maternal/fetal heart rate monitoring anywhere wireless networks are found SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sense4Baby, Inc.(TM), developer of a remote, wireless maternal/fetal heart rate monitoring system to perform non-stress testing (NST) for high-risk pregnancies on a smartphone or tablet, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a CE mark from the European Commission to commercialize their...

2013-04-23 08:33:23

Company licenses West Health Institute-developed wireless fetal monitoring system and receives $4 million from West Health Investment Fund SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sense4Baby, Inc., a startup developing a portable, remote, wireless maternal/fetal heart rate monitoring system to perform non-stress testing for mothers in high-risk pregnancies, announced Jessica Grossman, M.D., as its new president and chief executive officer. The company also announced it has...

2013-04-04 20:21:11

National Institutes of Health validates company's perinatal technology PRINCETON, N.J., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its strong momentum from better than anticipated earnings in 2012, PeriGen, the global leader in applying real-time clinical decision support to perinatal systems, announced that it received significant industry recognition, raised $6.4 million in funding, achieved record bookings and expanded its senior management team in the first quarter of 2013....

2013-01-15 12:27:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PeriGen, Inc., the global leader in applying real-time clinical decision support to perinatal systems, today announced the results of an independent validation study on fetal strip interpretation favorably comparing PeriGen PeriCALM® Patterns software with the findings of three experts from the National Institute of Health (NIH). The FDA-cleared fetal strip interpretation technology is a component of the company's perinatal central...

2012-08-15 10:21:51

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PeriGen, Inc., an innovative, national provider of fetal surveillance systems, today announced the publication of research on uterine tachysystole in the June issue of the Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, which showed that high contraction rates were common in deliveries with normal blood gases at birth. The study revealed that fetal heart rate decelerations, in response to any level of contractions, and especially during the last...

2012-06-22 06:22:44

PRINCETON, N.J., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PeriGen, Inc., an innovative, national provider of fetal surveillance systems, will introduce its newest and most advanced electronic fetal monitoring system, PeriCALM® Plus(TM), at the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) 2012 Annual Convention, being held June 23-28, 2012 in National Harbor, Maryland. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110512/PH01144LOGO ) The PeriCALM® Plus(TM) suite is the...

2011-06-16 13:05:48

Researchers at the University of Granada have proved that this method helps to reduce caesarean rate in women in labour with cardiotocographic recordings (CTG) compatible with the risk of loss of fetal wellbeing, and presents more advantages than pulse oximetry. This study was conducted with 180 women in labour who were admitted to the dilation area of the University Hospital Virgen de las Nieves in Granada, Spain. University of Granada researchers have proved that fetal electrocardiogram...

2011-02-14 14:53:32

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â“ž¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that prove that the use of fetal heart rate monitors lowers the rate of infant mortality. There have been a handful of small studies conducted in the past that looked at the effectiveness of fetal heart rate monitors, but none of them were large enough to be conclusive. "There was some...

2010-11-08 07:00:00

Sense4Baby(TM )is non-invasive wireless device designed for fetal and maternal monitoring SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) announced the development of its first engineering prototype, Sense4Baby(TM), a non-invasive wireless device designed to make fetal and maternal monitoring more readily available to expectant mothers anywhere in the world, wherever cellular or Internet service exists. (Logo:...

2010-01-20 13:51:59

Current evidence suggests that using Doppler ultrasound in high-risk pregnancies to monitor a fetus' health may reduce caesarean sections and the number of babies who die, according to a new Cochrane Systematic Review. Doppler ultrasound is a well established technique used to diagnose problems during pregnancy. In the same way that a speed radar measures how fast cars are travelling, Doppler ultrasound can monitor how fast blood is moving in the umbilical blood flow. Professionals can then...