Fetal Echocardiography

by Sejal Shah, Sunita Maheshwari, PV Suresh

This book focuses on the Fetal Echocardiography. Fetal echocardiography is a test similar to an ultrasound. Fetal echocardiography is the name of the test used to diagnose cardiac conditions in the fetal stage. Cardiac defects are amongst the most common birth defects. This exam allows doctor to better see the structure and function of unborn child’s heart. It’s typically done in the second trimester, between weeks 18 to 24. This book consists of 12 chapters, which include basics of fetal echocardiography, general guidelines for performing fetal echocardiogram, indications and timing of fetal echocardiography, performance of a normal fetal echocardiogram, fetal cardiac defects, pitfalls in fetal echocardiography, evaluation and management of fetal arrhythmias, fetal heart failure, fetal cardiac intervention, genetics and congenital heart disease, management of pregnancy after prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease, and prenatal detection of heart disease to improve the outcome. This book is meant for trainees and practitioners in the field of pediatric cardiology, radiology, obstetrics, fetal medicine, and sonography. Key points—learning messages have been provided with the chapters along with suggested reading at the end of each chapter, in case the reader is keen on more information.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Shah Sejal
Rx Dx Clinic, Rainbow Children’s Hospital, MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2. Maheshwari Sunita
Teleradiology Solutions and Rx Dx Clinic, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3. Suresh PV Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789352701100
Speciality Cardiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13107
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 234
Book Type Professional


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