Fetal Echocardiography


  • Julia Drose, BA, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Chief Sonographer, Divisions of Diagnostic Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnosis & Genetics, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO

Perfect for both the novice learning to perform fetal echocardiography, as well as the expert needing more details of various anomalies, this comprehensive text/atlas covers everything you need to know. It incorporates a practical, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and management with contributors from various medical specialties. You’ll find complete information on physiology, detailed guidelines on how to perform a fetal echocardiogram, and highly illustrated coverage of various congenital heart abnormalities. Full-color images, coverage of the latest technologies, and a new companion CD keep you up to date with the latest in this fast-changing field.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-5669-0

Table of Contents

1. Embryology and Physiology of the Fetal Heart

2. Scanning: Indications and Technique

3. Cardiac Malposition

4. Atrial Septal Defects

5. Ventricular Septal Defects

6. Atrioventricular Septal Defects

7. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

8. Hypoplasia of the Right Ventricle

9. Univentricular Heart

10. Aortic Stenosis and Pulmonary Stenosis

11. Coarctation of the Aorta

12. Ebstein Anomaly

13. Tetralogy of Fallot

14. Persistent Truncus Arteriosus

15. Complete and Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries

16. Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

17. Double-Outlet Right Ventricle and Double-Outlet Left Ventricle

18. Congenital Cardiac Masses

19. Cardiosplenic Syndromes

20. Fetal Cardiomyopathies

21. Fetal Dysrhythmias

22. First Trimester Fetal Echocardiography

23. 3D Fetal Echocardiography

24. Prenatal Intervention in the Fetus with Cardiac Disease