Advertisement

Topics

Demonstration of a New Device to Measure the Force of Delivering a Baby

2014-07-23 21:13:33 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is an observational study to prove that a new device, which measures the force of delivering a baby, (US patent 6,684,165) functions as described in the patent. This is the first time this has been used with patients.

Description

Currently, there is no way to measure how hard a doctor or midwife pulls when a baby is delivered. This device is a platform with special sensors. The doctor or midwife stands/sits on the platform while delivering the baby, and using a simple physical principle: for every action, there is an equal an opposite reaction. Prior to building the prototype and starting the study, the system and concept has been patented (US patent 6,684,165). In reality, this is not really a medical device since it does not touch the patient and does not have any effect on the delivery itself. It is merely a new type of external observation of the delivery of a baby that happens to produce useful information (the force that is exerted when the baby is delivered).

Study Design

Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Full Term Singleton Pregnancy

Intervention

Peisner device

Location

Harrisburg Hospital
Harrisburg
Pennsylvania
United States
17101

Status

Recruiting

Source

Pinnacle Health System

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:33-0400

Clinical Trials [1613 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Effect Of Intra-muscular Administration of Dexamethasone in Induction of Labour

ABSTRACT: Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of dexamethasone on labor duration and to establish whether dexamethasone plays a role in shorting the duration interval between initiation o...

Comparing IM vs. Vaginal Progesterone for Pre-term Birth

This is a randomized controlled trial comparing weekly intramuscular injection of 17 alpha hydroxylprogesterone caproate with daily vaginal progesterone in women with singleton pregnancies...

Early Versus Delayed Pushing in the Second Stage of Labor

Nulliparous women in spontaneous or induced labour with term singleton pregnancy are randomized into two groups first group (early pushing) in this group patients were allowed to push with...

The Difference Between Elasticity of the Uterine Cervix in Singleton and Twin Pregnancies

The investigators aim to compare elasticity of the uterine cervix in singleton and twin pregnancies of similar gestational age.

Confirmatory Study of 17P Versus Vehicle for the Prevention of Preterm Birth in Women With a Previous Singleton Spontaneous Preterm Delivery

As part of the continuing effort to study the benefit and risks of 17P and preterm delivery, this study is designed as a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled clinical...

PubMed Articles [12721 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Mid-pregnancy cervical length as a risk factor for cesarean section in women with twin pregnancies.

It is well known that a short cervix at mid-pregnancy is a risk factor for spontaneous preterm birth in both singleton and twin gestations. Recent evidence also suggests that a long cervix at mid-preg...

Apparent Diffusion Coefficient of the Placenta in Twin versus Singleton Pregnancies.

Previous studies in singleton pregnancies reported conflicting trends in apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values with gestational age (GA) and stable relative ADC (rADC; ADC placenta divided by AD...

Variation in the Nulliparous, Term, Singleton, Vertex Cesarean Delivery Rate.

To estimate the contributions of patient and health care provider-hospital characteristics to the variation in the frequency of nulliparous, term, singleton, vertex cesarean delivery in a multi-instit...

ACOG Committee Opinion No. 745: Mode of Term Singleton Breech Delivery.

There is a trend in the United States to perform cesarean delivery for term singleton fetuses in a breech presentation. The number of practitioners with the skills and experience to perform vaginal br...

ACOG Committee Opinion No. 745 Summary: Mode of Term Singleton Breech Delivery.

There is a trend in the United States to perform cesarean delivery for term singleton fetuses in a breech presentation. The number of practitioners with the skills and experience to perform vaginal br...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Persons who have experienced prolonged survival of HIV infection. This includes the full spectrum of untreated, HIV-infected long-term asymptomatics to those with AIDS who have survived due to successful treatment.

The techniques used to select and/or place only one embryo from FERTILIZATION IN VITRO into the uterine cavity to establish a singleton pregnancy.

Health insurance to provide full or partial coverage for long-term home care services or for long-term nursing care provided in a residential facility such as a nursing home.

Proteins produced by organs of the mother or the PLACENTA during PREGNANCY. These proteins may be pregnancy-specific (present only during pregnancy) or pregnancy-associated (present during pregnancy or under other conditions such as hormone therapy or certain malignancies.)

Removal of a MEDICAL DEVICE from the market due to the identification of an intrinsic property of the device that results in a serious risk to public health.

More From BioPortfolio on "Demonstration of a New Device to Measure the Force of Delivering a Baby"

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Relevant Topic

Medical Devices
The role of medical devices in healthcare is essential.  The diversity and innovativeness of this sector contribute significantly to enhance the quality and efficacy of healthcare.  Covering a wide range of products, from simple bandages to the...


Searches Linking to this Trial