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Dr. Wang cited in “New, non-invasive imaging tool maps uterine contractions during labor”

“The study team, led by Yong Wang, Ph.D., and Alan Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D., at Washington University in St. Louis, and Alison Cahill, M.D., at the University of Texas at Austin, initially developed EMMI using a sheep model and reported their findings in Science Translational Medicine. In the new study, the team tailored EMMI for human clinical use and tested it among a group of 10 women with healthy pregnancies. Current clinical methods to measure contractions (i.e., tocodynamometry and an intrauterine pressure catheter) can only provide limited details, such as contraction duration and intensity, while also being invasive.”