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Non-invasive imaging

Edited by Sara Thorne and Paul Clift

in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199228188
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725920 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228188.003.0002

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Non-invasive imaging

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Chest X-ray (CXR)12

Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) 18

Transoesophageal echo (TOE) 20

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging 24

Computed tomography (CT) 30

This simple investigation remains an important diagnostic tool in congenital heart disease.

Advantages:

Cheap, widely available.

Enables serial comparison.

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Chapter.  1682 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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