Key Features

  • “How-to” details include scanning protocols, the correct equipment to use, and technical and anatomical limitations.
  • Normal anatomy, variants, and common pitfalls in scanning and diagnosis are presented.
  • Coverage of congenital heart abnormalities includes how the conditions look on scans, which scanning views and modalities to use, differential diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.
  • Thoroughly covers every topic on the ARDMS certification exam in fetal echocardiography, making your study more efficient and effective.

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


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About the author

Julia Drose

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Chief Sonographer, Divisions of Diagnostic Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnosis & Genetics, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO