A Practical Guide to Fetal Echocardiography: Normal and Abnormal Hearts

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Mar 28, 2012 - Medical - 384 pages
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This simple and easy-to-use guide to fetal echocardiography will help physicians and sonographers obtain a complete evaluation of the normal and abnormal fetal heart. The book is written in a user-friendly style and thoroughly illustrated with ultrasound images accompanied by schematic drawings. This edition presents a comprehensive approach to the examination of the fetal heart and covers all major cardiac malformations. Chapters include color Doppler in fetal echocardiography, three-dimensional ultrasound in fetal echocardiography, first and early second trimester imaging of the fetal heart, and an updated genetics section. This book, written by internationally recognized experts in fetal echocardiography, is a must-have for physicians and sonographers interested in this field.
 

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Contents

Complete and Congenitally Corrected Transposition
282
Right Aortic Arch Double Aortic Arch and Aberrant
298
Foreword
iv
Incidence Risk Factors
1
Fetal Heterotaxy Left Atrial Isomerism Right Atrial Isomerism
7
Genetic Aspects of Congenital Heart Defects
11
Prenatal Screening for Congenital Heart Disease
23
General Anatomic Landmarks of the Fetal Heart
30
The Great Vessels
60
Color Doppler in Fetal Echocardiography
77
Anomalies of Systemic and Pulmonary Venous Connections 326
115
Pulsed Doppler Echocardiography 90
120
Fetal Echocardiography in Early Gestation
128
Aortic Stenosis and Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
138
Atrial Ventricular and Atrioventricular Septal Defects 206
16
Common Arterial Trunk 263
42

The Cardiac Chambers
44

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