Fetal Cardiology Research


The Fetal Cardiology team at the Colorado Institute for Maternal and Fetal Health is part of national and international research. Among the current research programs:

Heart Sounds at Home


An international multi-institutional prospective study evaluating the use of home Doppler fetal heart rate monitoring in the detection of fetal heart block in mothers with Sjogren’s antibodies.

Identification of fetal Long QT syndrome by fetal heart rate


An international prospective study evaluating fetal heart rate in pregnancies where the mother or father has Long QT syndrome (LQTS). The purpose is to determine if fetal heart rate can predict which fetus will have LQTS.

Fetal Atrial flutter and Supraventricular Tachycardia Treatment Study

An International study randomized study comparing digoxin with flecainide or sotalol for the treatment of fetal atrial flutter or supraventricular tachycardia.

Hemodynamic Assessment in Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Multidisciplinary prospective study.

Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR) Study

Multidisciplinary prospective study.