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Investigations in pregnancy

Dawn L. Adamson, Mandish K. Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy

in Heart Disease in Pregnancy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199574308
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726224 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199574308.003.0017

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Investigations in pregnancy

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Introduction - General bedside/clinic investigations - Non-invasive cardiac investigations - Exercise tolerance testing (ETT) - Echocardiography - Dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) - Trans-oesophageal echocardiography - Radiological investigations - Chest x-ray - CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) - Radionuclide investigations - Myocardial perfusion imaging - Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) - Invasive procedures - Cardiac catheterization (see Chapter 4 IHD) - Conclusion

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Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine ; Obstetrics

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