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Fetal Echocardiography

234 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book is a comprehensive guide to the anatomic and functional evaluation of a normal and an abnormal foetal heart.

Beginning with an introduction to foetal echocardiography, guidelines for performing a foetal echocardiogram, and indications and timing, the following sections discuss different foetal cardiac defects, including arrhythmias and heart failure.

The final chapters provide in depth discussion on genetics and congenital heart disease (CHD), and the management of pregnancy after foetal CHD diagnosis.

Each topic concludes with a summary and key points and is further enhanced by clinical images.

Key points

  • Comprehensive guide to the evaluation of a normal and abnormal foetal heart
  • Provides guidance from both an anatomic and functional approach
  • Explains how to perform a foetal echocardiogram, its indications and timing
  • In depth discussion on management of foetal congenital heart disease
Author Bio

Sejal Shah MD
Consultant Paediatric and Foetal Cardiologist, Rx Dx Clinic, Rainbow Children’s Hospital, MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Sunita Maheshwari ABP ABPC
Paediatric Cardiologist and E-Teacher, Teleradiology Solutions and Rx Dx Clinic, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

PV Suresh MD DM
Senior Consultant and Head, Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India