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Latest Maternal-fetal medicine Stories

2012-02-03 15:00:00

Trig Medical, Inc. will exhibit at the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine 2012 Annual Meeting in Dallas February 8-10 and feature LaborPro®, the new standard for labor progression management. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Trig Medical, Inc., a health technology company specializing in labor progression management and interventional ultrasound guidance, today announced that it is participating in the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine 2012 Annual Meeting in Dallas February...

2011-08-09 15:10:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Theramed Corporation, Glenveigh Medical, and Body1, Inc. announce the launch of a website on critical childbirth complications at http://www.jetty.ca. In addition to providing product information for ebb(TM) and jetty(TM), two newly developed medical devices used in advancing the practice of obstetrics for healthy moms and babies, Jetty.ca offers comprehensive resources for both patients and physicians. ebb(TM) is a...

2011-04-14 17:37:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Theramed Corporation ("Theramed") announces that it has obtained the exclusive distribution rights in Canada for the EBB® Complete Tamponade System and the JETTY® Vaginal Repair Balloon, two newly developed medical devices used to advance the practice of obstetrics, from Glenveigh International, LLC ("Glenveigh"). [Both] medical device products have been approved for sale by Health Canada, and Theramed...

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...

2011-02-10 19:38:50

More than two thousand physicians, some of the top obstetric/gynecologists in the world who specialize in maternal-fetal medicine, especially high risk pregnancies, gathered today for their annual meeting in San Francisco to begin four days of intensive research presentations. Presentations each year at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â“ž¢, represent major findings in reducing high-risk pregnancies and...

2010-11-30 06:00:00

First-of-its-kind, one-day consultation provides specialized, supplemental care for women who are pregnant with more than one baby HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Becoming pregnant with multiples comes with a unique set of guidelines, challenges and expectations and should be treated differently than carrying a singleton. Today, Texas Children's Hospital announced the opening of Program for Multiples, a one-day consultation that will provide women who are expecting...

2010-10-06 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael A. Belfort, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert in maternal-fetal medicine and fetal intervention, has been named Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Obstetrician and Gynecologist-in-Chief at Texas Children's Hospital. Belfort's appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2011. Belfort will be instrumental in shaping a new era at Texas Children's as it enters the final year of...

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2010-02-09 15:25:00

Loyola specialists find increase may be tied to common complication of premature birth Cerebral palsy (CP) has increased in infants born prematurely in the United States, according to data presented by researchers from Loyola University Health System (LUHS). These findings were reported at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine in Chicago. They also were published in the latest issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Researchers reported that...

2010-02-08 07:20:00

MEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocell Center announced today its further commitment to working with maternal-fetal-medicine doctors by attending the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting. "Biocell Center has been working with perinatologists and Ob/Gyn doctors worldwide for several years," said Kate Torchilin, CEO of Biocell Center Corporation. "We understand the effects that high-risk pregnancy can have on mothers and families and we are hoping to inform...

2010-02-04 15:02:58

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â“ž¢, in Chicago, researchers will unveil findings that detail an initiative in the state of Ohio to reduce the number of near-term scheduled births that did not have an appropriate medical reason. The number of scheduled births, either by cesarean or by induction of labor, has been on the rise in recent years. The idea for the study came...