CTGViewerLite documentation

The CTGViewerLite can be used to display cardiotocography (CTG) records. for browsing of cardiotographic records of the CTU-UHB cardiotographic database. Its purpose is to view a fetal heart rate and uterine contractions together with a clinical information.


  • display CTG records in physionet (dat), matlab, and csv format
  • view CTG together with clinical information (biochemical markes, length of I. and II. stage of labour etc)
  • display CTG in European (1 cm/min, 20 bpm/cm) and US (3cm/min., 30 bpm/cm) formats.
  • convert physionet (dat) format to csv
  • download complete CTU-UHB database from physionet
  • create simple annotations

The CTGViewerLite was developed by Jiri Spilka and Vaclav Chudacek at Czech Technical University

The application is maintained at CIIRC

Note: The CTGViewerLite was developed for research purposes. The software is provided with no warranty. The CTGViewerLite is distributed under GNU General Public License version 3.



  • 2016-04-13 - added annotations - ellipse, refactoring
  • 2016-01-14 - added annotations (basal, baseline, etc.)
  • 2016-01-06 - browse records in one folder
  • 2016-01-01 - EU and US paper size, move in record using mouse wheel button and arrows
  • 2014-04-01 - two bug fixes, one with settings ini and the other with database downloading
  • 2014-03-30 - tool for batch download of the CTU-UHB CTG database
  • 2014-03-29 - easy installation for Windows
  • 2014-03-12 - fixed bug with reading physionet header

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