Mölndal, Juni 2012
I nästa nummer av Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica publiceras en artikel där Norsk Gynekologisk Förenings referensgrupp för fosterövervakning ifrågasätter Stockholms Läns Landstings HTA-rapport som kritiserade användning av Stan-metoden. Enligt den norska referensgruppen är HTA-rapporten framför allt behäftad med två allvarliga brister;
För det första refererar den till ett subjektivt urval av evidens för klinisk användning av Stan-metoden. HTA-rapporten har, utan närmare motivering, valt att bortse från vissa Stan studier och flera publicerade kliniska studier har helt …
Norsk referensgrupp ifrågasätter Stockholmsrapport om Stan-metoden
Mölndal, Juni 2012
Norwegian reference group questions Stockholm report on the Stan method
Mölndal, June 2012
In the next issue of Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica an article will be published in which the Norwegian Society for Gynecology and Obstetrics’ reference group for fetal monitoring questions the Stockholm County Council HTA report that criticized the use of the Stan-method. According to the Norwegian reference group the HTA report mainly suffers from two serious shortcomings;
Firstly, it refers to a subjective choice of evidence for the clinical use of the Stan method. Without …
Comment on the Stockholm County Council’s decision on the STAN-method
The County Council’s Committee on Knowledge Management (KUST) made the decision in early September that the STAN-method, which is the method developed by Neoventa, will not be used during childbirth in the Stockholm County. The recommendation is to use the method only in a controlled clinical trial to make further scientific evaluation possible.
KUST based its decision on a recently published report from the Method Council for the Stockholm County Council – Region Gotland, “Fetal monitoring with computerized ST analysis …
Kommentar med anledning av Stockholms Läns Landstings beslut om STAN-metoden
Kommittén för Kunskapsstyrning (KUST) inom Stockholms Läns Landsting beslutade i början av september att STAN-metoden, det vill säga den metod som Neoventa har utvecklat, inte ska användas vid förlossningar inom Stockholms Läns Landsting. Om metoden ska användas får det endast ske inom ramen för en kontrollerad klinisk studie.
KUST bygger sitt ställningstagande på en rapport som Metodrådet vid Stockholms Läns Landsting – Region Gotland nyligen publicerade; “Fetal monitoring with computerized ST-analysis during labor – a systematic review” (Rapport 2011:3).
Swedish STAN study acquitted
The Vice-Chancellor of Lund University has today announced its decision in the investigation of the Swedish STAN study. The Vice-Chancellor acquitted the research group behind the study of all allegations and notes that it is extremely unfortunate that the case has taken so long because it caused serious consequences for individuals.Read more
New Nanotechnology opens up new possibilities in perinatal care that may significantly improve outcomes during childbirth.
Researchers at the Ångström Laboratory in Uppsala, Sweden have discovered a new method to manufacture nanomaterial sensors so that it becomes possible to for example measure different components of body liquids, i.e. blood or amniotic fluid.Read more
New method saves babies during childbirth – a paradigm shift in fetal monitoring
Recently, a very large Swedish clinical study was published in the well recognized American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
The study is unique and summarizes all deliveries at one hospital over a seven year period. The results show that since the introduction of the STAN® monitor with ST Analysis, the number of babies born with asphyxia during birth has been reduced by more than 90%. The article states that this is a paradigm shift in the outcomes for deliveries.Read more
Sharp decrease in babies born with asphyxia and brain damage at Nordic clinics with new surveillance method
The number of babies born with severe oxygen deficiency, asphyxia and brain damage has decreased sharply at the university clinics in the Nordic countries that use ST Analysis, a rather new Swedish method for fetal surveillance during labour. New statistics show a strong increase in safety at deliveries during the last few years. The new results were reported today at the 36th Nordic Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Reykjavik, Iceland (NFOG).Read more
First STAN fetal monitoring centre opens in the USA
The first STAN centre in the USA opened on Monday October 22nd in the labour and delivery unit at the Community Regional Medical Center and the University of California, Fresno Medical Education Program. The system, developed in Sweden by Neoventa Medical, is available in Europe since 2000 and in use in more than
350 labour delivery units.
Philips signs cooperation agreement with Neoventa
Dutch company, Philips Medical Systems has signed a cooperation agreement with Swedish company, Neoventa Medical AB. The agreement means that the companies’ foetal monitoring systems will be compatible, and it will be possible to receive ST data in OB TraceVue from births monitored with STAN, which until present represent close to one million. “The agreement is a major success for both Neoventa and Philips,” says Neoventa’s CEO, Jan Stålemark, “It is further confirmation that the STAN method has been widely accepted.”Read more