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Fetal echocardiography

Nick Archer and Nicky Manning

in Fetal Cardiology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2009 | ISBN: 9780199230709
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726002 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230709.003.0005

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Fetal echocardiography

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Introduction 46

Clinical application of relevant physics 48

Clinical principles of scanning 53

The basic cardiac scan 54

Detailed fetal echocardiography 68

There are different approaches to ultrasound examination of the fetal heart and it is a matter of choice as to which is adopted. However it is vital to have a systematic approach which allows for every relevant cardiac structure to be assessed, regardless of the position or well-being of the fetus....

Chapter.  2652 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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