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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Fetal Heart Monitoring From Maternal ECG

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M. Manikandan, Jayasubha R Y, Dr. S. Krishna Kumar



Fetal Electrocardiogram, Adaptive Noise Cancellation, LMS Filter, Maternal Hear beat, LMS algorithm, peak detection, convergence



Observing fetal health is very important for mothers and the fetus well-being. Most of the conditions can be monitored via ECG, so Fetal ECG extraction plays an important role. Extracting Fetal ECG implies filtering maternal ECG and other artifacts and due to the presence of reference signal which is mothers ECG from chest adaptive filter is used much often. This paper proposes adaptive noise cancellation technique using LMS algorithm and heart rate detection algorithm. The method can also be used for a model based design to achieve result on hardware platform.



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