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Advances in Fetal and Neonatal Diagnostics and Monitoring

  • ID: 515300
  • June 2007
  • Frost & Sullivan

This Frost & Sullivan research service titled Advances in Fetal and Neonatal Diagnostics and Monitoring Technologies provides in-depth information about the various commercial products and technologies available in the market today and those on the verge of commercialization. In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following technologies: ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), noninvasive fetal diagnostics and other emerging technologies.

The following technologies are covered in this research:

- Wireless/Remote Monitoring, Home-based Monitors
- Multiparametric Monitors – Brain, Cardiac monitoring
- Cell-free DNA Technologies
- Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
- Transrenal DNA Technologies

Obstetrics - A Promising Field for Telemetry and Wireless Technologies

Telemetry and wireless technologies have transformed the way prenatal and neonatal care is provided as well as the process of labor and delivery itself. Due to these technologies, electronic data transmission between remote clinics and tertiary prenatal care centers has become a reality, allowing doctors to have real-time discussions READ MORE >

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1. Executive Summary
-1. Scope and Methodology
--1. Scope and Segmentation
--2. Methodology
-2. Overview of Monitoring and Diagnostics
--1. Monitoring Industry
--2. Diagnostic Industry

2. Technology Adoption Factor Analysis
-1. Technology Primer
--1. Monitoring Techniques
--2. Future Directions--Fetal MRI vs Ultrasound
-2. Assessment of Monitoring Technology Trends
--1. Emerging Trends in Monitoring
--2. Wireless and Remote Monitoring--Benefits
--3. Challenges of Remote/Wireless Monitoring
-3. Assessment of Diagnostic Technology Trends
--1. Noninvasive Fetal Diagnostics--Emerging Trends
--2. Future Scope and Clinical Applications of Noninvasive Prenatal Diagnosis
-4. Strategic Analysis
--1. Drivers and Restraints for Monitoring Technologies
--2. Drivers and Restraints for Diagnostic Technologies
--3. Strategic Recommendations
-5. Mergers and Acquisitions/Collaborations and Funding Details
--1. Mergers and IP Acquisitions
--2. Collaborations
--3. Funding/Stakeholder Analysis

3. Technology Developments in Companies and Universities
-1. Corporate Developments--Monitoring
--1. Intrapartum Monitoring System Offers ST Waveform Analysis--Sweden
--2. Neonatal Brain Monitoring Device--Australia
--3. Home-Based Noninvasive Monitor for Counting Fetal Movements--USA
--4. An Advanced and Integrated System for Fetal/Maternal Monitoring--USA
--5. Fetoscopy Instrument Detects and Treats Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome--USA
--6. Fetal and Neonatal Monitoring and Information Management Systems--Germany
--7. Ultrasound-Based Labor Monitoring System--Israel
--8. Neonatal Brain Temperature Monitoring and Treatment System for HIE--USA
--9. Computerized Labor Monitoring System--Israel
--10. World's First Holter Fetal/Maternal Monitor--UK
--11. Other Noteworthy Innovations
-2. Corporate Developments--Diagnostics
--1. World's First Noninvasive Diagnostic Test for Down's Syndrome--USA
--2. Noninvasive Prenatal Diagnostic Method for Detecting Chromosomal Disorders--USA
3. IVD Test for Monitoring and Detection of Antepartum and Intrapartum GBS Infection--USA
--4. Other Noteworthy Technologies
-3. University Studies
--1. Novel Device Detects Fetal Brain Abnormalities in Utero--USA
--2. Real-Time Ultrasound Imaging in 3D Raises Hope for Early Diagnosis of Fetal Abnormalities--USA
--3. Cell-Free Prenatal Diagnostic Technology for the Analysis of Fetal Genetic Information--USA
--4. New Sensor Monitors Fetal Hypoxia--UK
--5. Combined Screening Technique for High-Risk Pregnancies--Canada
--6. 4D Fetal Heart Visualization Using Real-Time Volumetric Imaging--UK
--7. Noninvasive Preemptive Sepsis Monitor for Neonates--USA
--8. Neonatal Brain Scanner Based on Optical Tomography--UK
--9. Other Noteworthy Research

4. Patents and Key Industry Participants
-1. Patents
--1. Fetal/Neonatal Monitoring Methods
--2. Prenatal/Neonatal Diagnostic Testing Methods
-2. Key Contacts
--1. Company Contacts
--2. University Contacts

5. Decision Support Database
-1. Database Tables
--1. Birth Rate (2002-2012)
--2. Fertility Rate per Woman (2002-2012)
--3. Infant Mortality Rate per 1000 Live Births (2002-2012)
--4. Prevalence of Female Smokers (2002-2012)
--5. Number of Biotech Companies (2002-2012)
--6. Number of Abortions (2002-2012)

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