Identifying newborns with umbilical cord blood metabolic acidosis by intrapartum cardiotography combined with fetal ECG ST analysis (STAN):

comparison of the new and old FIGO systems to classify cardiotocograms

Olofsson P1, Norén H2, Carlsson A2, Rosén KG3.

1 Institution of Clinical Sciences , Lunds Universitet , Malmö , Sweden.
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology , Sahlgren’s University Hospital , University of Gothenburg , Gothenburg , Sweden.
3 Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg , Gothenburg , Sweden.


The intrapartum cardiotocography (CTG) classification system by …

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FHR patterns that become significant in connection with ST waveform changes and metabolic acidosis at birth.

Rosén KG1, Norén H2, Carlsson A2.
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1a Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
2b Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgren’s University Hospital, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Recent developments have produced new CTG classification systems and the question is to what extent these may affect the model of FHR + ST interpretation? The two new systems (FIGO2015 and SSOG2017) classify FHR+ ST events differently from the current CTG classification system used in the STAN interpretation …

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Long-term use of the STAN Method published in AJOG

A prospective observational study, consisting of 42,146 deliveries during a study period 2001-2011 at Turku University Hospital in Finland. The authors, Susanna Timonen and Kajsa Holmberg, provide evidence that there is a learning curve and give improved results over time. After the initial implementation period there were a decrease in the rates of metabolic acidosis and operative deliveries. 
Link to Abstract
Timonen S, Holmberg K, The importance of the learning process in ST analysis interpretation and its impact in improving clinical …

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Neoventa – Better World Developer 2018

Neoventa Medical has won the prestigious Better World Developer Award 2018.
The award has been established to draw attention to companies or organizations that through innovative product development contribute to a better world. The company behind the award is i3tex, a technical consulting company that provides services and competence through the whole process, from idéas to market ready products.
“Our vision is to develop future products for a better world and we hope that the Better World Developer Award …

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Important information!

It has come to our attention that the name of our company name Neoventa and our products are without our knowledge used permission by persons unrelated to Neoventa on a website and in contacts by which people are misled to believe they are offered work positions at what seems be Neoventa Medical AB. It cannot be excluded that this conduct is an attempt of scamming people interested in being recruited.
Neoventa Medical AB is currently investigating the matter and urge …

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A pilot exploratory investigation on pregnant women’s views regarding STan fetal monitoring technology.

A clear communication between maternity care providers and women about technology use in intrapartum care is of great value. This research is now being used to inform the implementation of the first properly powered Australian randomised trial comparing ST Analysis and CTG monitoring.

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New FIGO and Swedish intrapartum cardiotocography classification systems incorporated in the fetal ECG ST analysis (STAN) interpretation algorithm:

agreements and discrepancies in cardiotocography classification and evaluation of significant ST events.

Olofsson P1, Norén H2, Carlsson A2.

1. Institution of Clinical Sciences Malmö, Lund University, Malmö.
2. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.


The updated intrapartum cardiotocography (CTG) classification system by FIGO in 2015 (FIGO2015) and the FIGO2015-approached classification by the Swedish Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologist in 2017 (SSOG2017) are not harmonized with the fetal ECG ST …

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STAN clinical guidelines and the new FIGO CTG classification system

In 2015 the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) presented a new classification system for interpretation of intrapartum CTG, replacing the old system from 1987. The new system is a 3-tier classification system instead of a 4-tier, where the preterminal CTG class has been omitted. Furthermore, the definitions of tachycardia and decelerations, and time durations of abnormal variability have been changed. All this with the aim to create a simple and more objective CTG classification system.
The new FIGO …

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Press Release: Neoventa Introduces the STAN S41, Fetal Heart Monitor

Mölndal, Sweden – May 23, 2017: Scandinavian medtech pioneers, Neoventa, today announced their new STAN S41, Fetal Heart Monitor.
The STAN S41 was developed in collaboration with Sunray Medical Apparatus Co., Ltd, and is the only CTG (cardiotocograph) monitor in the world that incorporates ST Analysis.
ST Analysis is an evidence based method that gives you a continuous and central message from the fetal heart during labour. “It is a great support for the obstetric staff and provides, ‘a second pair of …

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Explore the new STAN!

Please visit us at the 3rd European Congress on Intrapartum Care (ECIC) at Karolinska Institutet,  25-27 May in Stockholm
The ECIC congress gives you a unique opportunity for all healthcare professionals working in the labor ward to meet each other and is strongly focused on evidence-based practice and aims to support excellence in all aspects of labour management.
Please come and see us in our booth where we, for the first time, will present our new STAN!
Booth no: 15 & 16
We …

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