LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trig Medical, Inc., a health technology company specializing in labor progression management and interventional ultrasound guidance, today announced its participation at the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology's (ISUOG) 21st World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, September 18-22 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. In addition to exhibiting in Booth #23, Trig Medical will have two short oral presentations and two electronic posters for review, all highlighting a new standard in labor progression management with its product LaborPro®.
Launched in the U.S. at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Clinical Meeting in May 2011, LaborPro unites ultrasound imaging with position tracking to provide the objective information and three-dimensional representations necessary to accurately assess labor progression and improve maternal and fetal care. In addition, by reducing the need for manual exams during labor, LaborPro improves patient comfort and mitigates the risk of infection to both mother and baby.
Two short oral presentations (OP) highlighting LaborPro will be presented in the "Labour at Term" OP22 category on September 20 from 12:20 p.m. to 1:05 p.m. in the Olympic One room. Dr. Emma Bertucci will discuss pelvimetry by the LaborPro system for the diagnosis of dystocia, or difficult or abnormal labor and delivery. Dr. Bertucci is a physician with the prenatal medicine unit in the department of obstetrics and gynaecology at the University of Modena in Modena, Italy.
Dr. Shoshana Haberman, director of perinatal services at Maimonides Medical Center in New York, will present on the evaluation of the occipito posterior position, or when the baby's head is face up towards the mother's abdomen, before head