Biomag 96 pp 585-588 | Cite as

Fetal Magnetocardiography in Twin Pregnancy

  • P. Van Leeuwen
  • M. Schüßler
Conference paper


The frequency of multiple pregnancies, twins as well as higher grade, is increasing, among other things, due to fertilizing therapy. Such pregnancies are known to be of elevated risk for mother and child and, as a consequence, a more intensive surveillance is required. It has been shown that fetal magnetocardiography (FMCG) is a facile method of registering fetal cardiac activity Crom the second trimester onward [1,2]. We would like to present the possibility of using the fetal magnetocardiogram as an adjunct to Standard diagnostic tools in twin pregnancy.


Heart Rate Variability Fetal Heart Rate Multiple Pregnancy Twin Pregnancy Approximate Entropy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Van Leeuwen
    • 1
  • M. Schüßler
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiomagnetismResearch and Development Center for Microtherapy (EFMT)BochumGermany
  2. 2.Department of ObstetricsMarienhospitalWittenGermany

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