Analysis of uterine activity in nonpregnant women by electrohysterography: A feasibility study

@article{Rabotti2015AnalysisOU,
  title={Analysis of uterine activity in nonpregnant women by electrohysterography: A feasibility study},
  author={Chiara Rabotti and Federica Sammali and Nienke Kuijsters and Benedictus C. Schoot and Mady Kortenhorst and Massimo Mischi},
  journal={2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)},
  year={2015},
  pages={5916-5919}
}
With an overall effectiveness below 30%, in vitro fertilization (IVF) is in urgent need for improvements, especially in view of the increasing trend in postponing childbirth in developed societies. Abnormal contraction of the uterus may underlie impaired fertility and unsuccessful IVF. However, currently, there is no method for quantitative assessment of uterine activity and guidance of dedicated intervention. Analysis of the electrohysterogram (EHG) has been extensively used in pregnancy for… CONTINUE READING