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Low-complexity R-peak detection for ambulatory fetal monitoring.
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PMID:  22735075     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Non-invasive fetal health monitoring during pregnancy is becoming increasingly important because of the increasing number of high-risk pregnancies. Despite recent advances in signal-processing technology, which have enabled fetal monitoring during pregnancy using abdominal electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings, ubiquitous fetal health monitoring is still unfeasible due to the computational complexity of noise-robust solutions. In this paper, an ECG R-peak detection algorithm for ambulatory R-peak detection is proposed, as part of a fetal ECG detection algorithm. The proposed algorithm is optimized to reduce computational complexity, without reducing the R-peak detection performance compared to the existing R-peak detection schemes. Validation of the algorithm is performed on three manually annotated datasets. With a detection error rate of 0.23%, 1.32% and 9.42% on the MIT/BIH Arrhythmia and in-house maternal and fetal databases, respectively, the detection rate of the proposed algorithm is comparable to the best state-of-the-art algorithms, at a reduced computational complexity.
Michael J Rooijakkers; Chiara Rabotti; S Guid Oei; Massimo Mischi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physiological measurement     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1361-6579     ISO Abbreviation:  Physiol Meas     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9306921     Medline TA:  Physiol Meas     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1135-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Technology Eindhoven, 5612 AZ, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
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