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Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 278978, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/278978
Research Article

Automatic Evaluation of Progression Angle and Fetal Head Station through Intrapartum Echographic Monitoring

1National Research Council, Institute of Clinical Physiology, University Campus Ecotekne, Via Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Perugia, Santa Maria della Misericordia University Hospital, San Sisto, 06132 Perugia, Italy
3Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, “Vito Fazzi” Hospital, Piazza Filippo Muratore, 73100 Lecce, Italy

Received 31 May 2013; Accepted 2 August 2013

Academic Editor: Massimo Mischi

Copyright © 2013 Sergio Casciaro et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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