Publications

/ Book chapter / Journal paper / Conference proceeding / PhD thesis

2018

/ Federica Sammali, Nienke Pertronella Maria Kuijsters, Benedictus Christiaan Schoot, Massimo Mischi, and Chiara Rabotti, "Feasibility of Transabdominal Electrohysterography for Analysis of Uterine Activity in Nonpregnant Women", Reproductive Sciences, vol. 25, no. 7, 2018, pp. 1124-1133.
/ M.W.C. Vlemminx, C. Rabotti, M.B. van der Hout, and S.G. Oei, "Clinical Use of Electrohysterography During Term Labor: A Systematic Review on Diagnostic Value, Advantages, and Limitations", Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, vol. 73, no. 5, 2018, pp. 303-324.
/ F. Sammali, C. Blank, L. Xu, Y. Huang, N.P.M. Kuijsters, and B.C. Schoot, "Experimental setup for objective evaluation of uterine motion analysis by ultrasound speckle tracking", Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, vol. 4, no. 3, 2018, pp. 1-9.
/ P. Hamelmann, R Vullings, M. Mischi, A.F. Kolen, L. Schmitt, and J.W.M. Bergmans, "An Extended Kalman Filter for Fetal Heart Location Estimation During Doppler-Based Heart Rate Monitoring", IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2018, pp. 1-11.

2017

/ P. Hamelmann, M. Mischi, R. Vullings, A.F. Kolen, L. Schmitt, S. Joshi, and J.W.M. Bergmans, "Flexible sensor matrix with dynamic channel weighting for improved estimation of the fetal heart rate by Doppler ultrasound", 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), Washington, DC, 2017, pp. 1-4.
/ P Hamelmann, R Vullings, L Schmitt, A Kolen, M Mischi, J van Laar, and J Bergmans, "Improved ultrasound transducer positioning by fetal heart location estimation during Doppler based heart rate measurements", Physiological Measurements, vol. 38, no. 10, 2017, pp. 1821-1836.
/ M. Mischi, C. Chen, T. Ignatenko, H. de Lau, B. Ding, G.S. Oei, and C. Rabotti, "Dedicated entropy measures for early assessment of pregnancy progression from single-channel electrohysterography", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2017.
/ N.P.M. Kuijsters, W.G. Methorst, M.S.Q. Kortenhorst, C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, and B.C. Schoot, "Uterine peristalsis and fertility: current knowledge and future perspectives: a review and meta-analysis", Reprod Biomed Online, vol. 35, no. 1, 2017.
/ M.J. Rooijakkers, "Signal Analysis for Continuous Electrophysiological Monitoring of Pregnancy", PhD Thesis, 2017.

2016

/ S. Song, M. Rooijakkers, P. Harpe, C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, A. van Roermund, and E. Cantatore, "A Noise Reconfigurable Current-Reuse Resistive Feedback Amplifier With Signal-Dependent Power Consumption for Fetal ECG Monitoring", IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 23, 2016, pp. 8304-8313.
/ Paul Hamelmann, Alex Kolen, Lars Schmitt, Rik Vullings, Hans van Assen, Massimo Mischi, Libertario Demi, Judith van Laar, and Jan Bergmans, "Ultrasound Transducer Positioning Aid for Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring", 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, FL, USA, 2016, pp. 4105-4108.
/ Hinke de Lau, Kai Tao Yang, Chiara Rabotti, Marion Vlemminx, Galin Bajlekov, Massimo Mischi, and Swan Gie Oei, "Toward a new modality for detecting a uterine rupture: electrohysterogram propagation analysis during trial of labor after cesarean", The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, vol. 30, no. 5, 2016, pp. 1--6.
/ G.J.J. Warmerdam, R. Vullings, J.O.E.H. Van Laar, M.B. Van der Hout-Van der Jagt, J.W.M. Bergmans, L. Schmitt, and S.G. Oei, "Using uterine activity to improve fetal heart rate variability analysis for detection of asphyxia during labor", Physiological Measurement, vol. 37, no. 3, 2016, pp. 387–400.
/ Marco Altini, Patrick Mullan, Michiel Rooijakkers, Stefan Gradl, Julien Penders, Nele Geusens, Lars Grieten, and Bjoern Eskofier, "Detection of fetal kicks using body-worn accelerometers during pregnancy: Trade-offs between sensors number and positioning", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2016 IEEE 38th Annual International Conference of the, 2016, pp. 5319--5322.

2015

/ Massimo Mischi, Nienke Kuijsters, Federica Sammali, Chiara Rabotti, and Benedictus Schoot, "Feasibility of uterine speckle tracking for improved embryo implantation", IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan, 2015.
/ Chiara Rabotti, Federica Sammali, Nienke Kuijsters, Benedictus Schoot, Mady Kortenhorst, and Massimo Mischi, "Analysis of uterine activity in nonpregnant women by electrohysterography: a feasibility study", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2015, pp. 5916-5919.
/ G.I. Bajlekov, C. Rabotti, S.G. Oei, and M. Mischi, "Electrohysterographic Detection of Uterine Contractions in Term Pregnancy", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2015, pp. 5851-5854.
/ B. Vermeulen-Giovagnoli, C. Peters, M.B. van der Hout-van der Jagt, M. Mischi, C. van Pul, E.J.E. Cottaar, and S.G. Oei, "The development of an obstetric tele-monitoring system", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2015, pp. 177-180.
/ Michiel Rooijakkers, Chiara Rabotti, Hinke de Lau, S Oei, Jan Bergmans, and Massimo Mischi, "Feasibility study of a new method for low-complexity fetal movement detection from abdominal ECG recordings", IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2015, pp. 1361 -- 1368.
/ C. Rabotti and M. Mischi, "Propagation of electrical activity in uterine muscle during pregnancy: a review", Acta Physiologica, vol. 213, no. 2, 2015, pp. 406 - 416.

2014

/ M.J. Rooijakkers, H. de Lau, C. Rabotti, S.G. Oei, J.W.M. Bergmans, and M. Mischi, "Fetal movement detection based on QRS amplitude variations in abdominal ECG recordings", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2014, pp. 1452--1455.
/ Michael J Rooijakkers, Chiara Rabotti, S Guid Oei, Ronald M Aarts, and Massimo Mischi, "Low-complexity intrauterine pressure estimation using the Teager energy operator on electrohysterographic recordings", Physiological Measurement, vol. 35, no. 7, 2014, pp. 1215 - 1228.
/ M Mischi, "Editorial for special issue on Pregnancy Monitoring ", Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2014.
/ M.J. Rooijakkers, C. Rabotti, and M. Mischi, "Low-complexity intrauterine pressure estimation using the Teager energy Operator", IEEE SBE Symposium Advancing Healthcare, Eindhoven, 2014, pp. 17.
/ Hinke de Lau, Chiara Rabotti, Herman P Oosterbaan, Massimo Mischi, and Guid S Oei, "Study protocol: PoPE-Prediction of Preterm delivery by Electrohysterography", BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 14, no. 1, 2014, pp. 192.
/ M. J. Rooijakkers, S. Song, C. Rabotti, S. G. Oei, J. W. M. Bergmans, E. Cantatore, and M. Mischi, "Influence of Electrode Placement on Signal Quality for Ambulatory Pregnancy Monitoring", Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, vol. 2014, 2014, pp. 12.

2013

/ M.J. Rooijakkers, C. Rabotti, and M. Mischi, "Using the Teager energy operator for low-complexity intrauterine pressure estimation ", Proceedings on 12th Belgian Day on Biomedical Engineering - joint meeting with IEEE EMBS Benelux Chapter, Brussels, 2013, pp. 45.
/ Hinke de Lau, Chiara Rabotti, Rianne Bijloo, Michael Johannes Rooijakkers, Massimo Mischi, and S. Guid Oei, "Automated Conduction Velocity Analysis in the Electrohysterogram for Prediction of Imminent Delivery: A Preliminary Study", Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, vol. 2013, 2013, pp. 7.
/ Hinke de Lau, Chiara Rabotti, Nicole Haazen, S. Guid Oei, and Massimo Mischi, "Towards improving uterine electrical activity modeling and electrohysterography: ultrasonic quantification of uterine movements during labor", Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, vol. 92, no. 11, 2013, pp. 1323--1326.
/ M.J. Rooijakkers, C. Rabotti, S.G. Oei, R.M. Aarts, and M. Mischi, "Low-complexity intrauterine pressure monitoring by Teager energy estimation", 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Osaka, 2013, pp. 7424 - 7427.
/ R. Vullings, M. Mischi, S.G. Oei, and J.W.M. Bergmans, "Novel Bayesian vectorcardiographic loop alignment for improved monitoring of ECG and fetal movement", IEEE Trans on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 60, no. 6, 2013, pp. 1580-1588.
/ M.J. Rooijakkers, C. Rabotti, and M. Mischi, "Model-based SNR estimation in abdominal ECG for optimal electrode placement", 1st Jan Beneken Conference on Modeling and Symulation of Human Physiology, Eindhoven, 2013.
/ M.J. Rooijakkers, S. Song, C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, and E. Cantatore, "Optimal Electrode Selection for Ambulatory Pregnancy Monitoring", Sense of Contact 15 - Sensors across the application domains, Soesterberg, 2013.
/ M. J. Rooijakkers, C. Rabotti, and M. Mischi, "Selection of optimal electrode positions for ambulatory pregnancy monitoring", Book of Abstracts of the 4th Dutch Conference on Bio-Medical Engineering (BME 2013), 24-25 January 2013, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, 2013, pp. 211 - 212.
/ S. Song, M.J. Rooijakkers, C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, A.H.M. van Roermund, and E. Cantatore, "A low-power noise scalable instrumentation amplifier for fetal monitoring applications", Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2013 IEEE International Symposium on, 2013, pp. 1926-1929.
/ J. van 't Hooft, C. Rabotti, and S. G. Oei, "Electrohysterographic evaluation of preterm contractions in a patient with a unicornuate uterus", Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, vol. 92, no. 6, 2013, pp. 730-3.
/ C. Rabotti, H. de Lau, N. Haazen, G. Oei, and M. Mischi, "Ultrasound analysis of the uterine wall movement for improved electrohysterographic measurement and modeling", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2013, pp. 7436-7439.

2012

/ Michael J Rooijakkers, Chiara Rabotti, S Guid Oei, and Massimo Mischi, "Low-complexity R-peak detection for ambulatory fetal monitoring", Physiological Measurement, vol. 33, no. 7, 2012, pp. 1135 - 1150.
/ C.H. Peters, J.O. van Laar, R. Vullings, S.G. Oei, and P.F. Wijn, "Beat-to-beat heart rate detection in multi-lead abdominal fetal ECG recordings", Med Eng Phys, vol. 34, no. 3, 2012, pp. 333-338.

2011

/ R. Vullings, M.J. Rooijakkers, and M. Mischi, "Latency variable source separation for heart rate detection in low-quality ECG signals", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2011, pp. 6935 -6938.
/ R. Vullings, B. de Vries, and J.W.M. Bergmans, "An adaptive Kalman filter for ECG signal enhancement", IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, vol. 58, no. 4, 2011, pp. 1094-1103.
/ C. Rabotti, S. G. Oei, J. van 't Hooft, and M. Mischi, "Electrohysterographic propagation velocity for preterm delivery prediction", Am J Obstet Gynecol, vol. 205, no. 6, 2011, pp. e9-10; author reply e10.
/ J. Laforet, C. Rabotti, J. Terrien, M. Mischi, and C. Marque, "Toward a multiscale model of the uterine electrical activity", IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, vol. 58, no. 12, 2011, pp. 3487-90--.
/ M.J. Rooijakkers, C. Rabotti, M. Bennebroek, J. van Meerbergen, and M. Mischi, "Low-complexity R-peak detection in ECG signals: A preliminary step towards ambulatory fetal monitoring", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE, Boston, USA, 2011, pp. 1761-1764.
/ C. Rabotti, R. Bijloo, G. Oei, and M. Mischi, "Vectorial analysis of the electrohysterogram for prediction of preterm delivery: A preliminary study", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2011, pp. 3880-3883.
/ C. H. L. Peters, R. Vullings, M. J. Rooijakkers, J. W. M. Bergmans, S. G. Oei, and P. F. F. Wijn, "A continuous wavelet transform-based method for time-frequency analysis of artefact-corrected heart rate variability data", Physiological Measurement, vol. 32, no. 10, 2011, pp. 1517 - 1527.

2010

/ R. Vullings, C.H.L. Peters, M.J.M. Hermans, P.F.F. Wijn, S.G. Oei, and J.W.M. Bergmans, "A robust physiology-based source separation method for QRS detection in low amplitude fetal ECG recordings", Physiol Meas, vol. 31, no. 7, 2010, pp. 935-951.
/ R. Vullings, C.H.L. Peters, S.I. Mossavat, S.G. Oei, and J.W.M. Bergmans, "Bayesian approach to patient-tailored vectorcardiography", IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, vol. 57, no. 3, 2010, pp. 586-595.
/ J.O.E.H. van Laar, C.H.L. Peters, R. Vullings, S. Houterman, J.W.M. Bergmans, and S.G. Oei, "Fetal autonomic response to severe acidemia during labour", BJOG, vol. 117, no. 4, 2010, pp. 429-437.
/ Chiara Rabotti, "Characterization of uterine activity by electrohysterography", PhD Thesis, 2010.
/ R. Vullings, "Non-invasive fetal electrocardiogram: analysis and interpretation", PhD Thesis, 2010.
/ C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, L. Beulen, G. Oei, and J. W. Bergmans, "Modeling and identification of the electrohysterographic volume conductor by high-density electrodes", IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, vol. 57, no. 3, 2010, pp. 519-27.
/ C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, S. G. Oei, and J. W. Bergmans, "Noninvasive estimation of the electrohysterographic action-potential conduction velocity", IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, vol. 57, no. 9, 2010, pp. 2178-87-.
/ M. P. Vinken, C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, J. O. van Laar, and S. G. Oei, "Nifedipine-induced changes in the electrohysterogram of preterm contractions: feasibility in clinical practice", Obstet Gynecol Int, vol. 2010, 2010, pp. 325635--.
/ C. Rabotti and M. Mischi, "Two-dimensional estimation of the electrohysterographic conduction velocity", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2010, pp. 4262-4265--.

2009

/ J.O.E.H. van Laar, C.H.L. Peters, R. Vullings, S. Houterman, and S.G. Oei, "Power spectrum analysis of fetal heart rate variability at near term and post term gestation during active sleep and quiet sleep", Early Human Dev, vol. 85, no. 12, 2009, pp. 795-798.
/ R. Vullings, C.H.L. Peters, R.J. Sluijter, M. Mischi, S.G. Oei, and J.W.M. Bergmans, "Dynamic segmentation and linear prediction for maternal ECG removal in antenatal abdominal recordings", Phyiosol Meas, vol. 30, 2009, pp. 291-307.
/ C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, J. O. van Laar, G. S. Oei, and J. W. Bergmans, "Inter-electrode delay estimators for electrohysterographic propagation analysis", Physiol Meas, vol. 30, no. 8, 2009, pp. 745-61--.
/ M. P. Vinken, C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, and S. G. Oei, "Accuracy of frequency-related parameters of the electrohysterogram for predicting preterm delivery: a review of the literature", Obstet Gynecol Surv, vol. 64, no. 8, 2009, pp. 529-41--.
/ C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, J. O. E. H. van Laar, S. G. Oei, and J. W. M. Bergmans, "Myometrium electromechanical modeling for internal uterine pressure estimation by electrohysterography", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2009, pp. 6259-6262--.
/ M. Mischi, C. Rabotti, L. Vosters, S. G. Oei, and J. Bergmans, "Electrohysterographic conduction velocity estimation", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2009. EMBC 2009. Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2009, pp. 6934-6937--.

2008

/ C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, J. O. van Laar, G. S. Oei, and J. W. Bergmans, "Estimation of internal uterine pressure by joint amplitude and frequency analysis of electrohysterographic signals", Physiol Meas, vol. 29, no. 7, 2008, pp. 829-41--.
/ C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, J. van Laar, G. Oei, and J. Bergmans, "On the propagation analysis of electrohysterographic signals", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2008, pp. 3868-3871--.

2007

/ S. M. Martens, C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, and R. J. Sluijter, "A robust fetal ECG detection method for abdominal recordings", Physiol Meas, vol. 28, no. 4, 2007, pp. 373-88--.
/ C. Rabotti, M. Mischi, J. van Laar, G. Oei, and J. Bergmans, "Electrohysterographic analysis of uterine contraction propagation with labor progression: a preliminary study", Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 2007, pp. 4135-4138--.

2006

/ S.M.M. Martens, M. Mischi, S.G. Oei, and J.W.M. Bergmans , "An improved adaptive power line interference canceller for electrocardiography", IEEE Trans on Biom Eng, vol. 53, no. 11, 2006, pp. 2220-2231.