Fetal Cardiology

Paperback | August 13, 2009

byNick Archer, Nicky Manning

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Fetal cardiac assessment is a central part of managing many kinds of high risk pregnancies.There are relatively few full time fetal cardiologists, and as a result diagnosis and management of fetal cardiac disease continues to involve considerable input from a variety of professionals, who needeasy access to succinct, up-to-date information on fetal cardiac anatomy, rhythm and function.This handbook provides clinically relevant guidance in an easily-accessible and practical format which is idea for day-to-day use in the clinic. Written by authors with backgrounds in fetal diagnostic ultrasound and in paediatric cardiology, the handbook is structured according to presentation,allowing each fetal cardiac problem to be easily recognised and an outline approach identified to aid immediate decision making and patient counselling. The book is fully illustrated with high quality illustrations demonstrating echo findings.

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Fetal cardiac assessment is a central part of managing many kinds of high risk pregnancies.There are relatively few full time fetal cardiologists, and as a result diagnosis and management of fetal cardiac disease continues to involve considerable input from a variety of professionals, who needeasy access to succinct, up-to-date informa...

After completing postgraduate training in paediatrics and perinatal paediatrics, Dr Archer trained in paediatric cardiology and became a consultant paediatric cardiologist in Oxford. His main research interests are in neonatal and fetal cardiology and he has written and taught in these fields in UK and abroad. Nicky Manning qualified ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.02 inPublished:August 13, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199230706

ISBN - 13:9780199230709

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Table of Contents

1. The normal heart2. Aetiology of structural congenital heart disease3. Indications for a fetal echocardiography4. History and examination5. Fetal echocardiography6. Structural anomalies7. Left sided anomalies8. Right sided anomalies9. Septal anomalies10. Atrioventricular anomalies11. Abnormal ventriculo-arterial connections12. Cardiac position13. Fetal cardiac rhythm14. Cardiac function15. Heart muscle disease16. Abnormalities at a glance17. Other investigations18. Cardiac tumours19. Nuchal translucency and the heart20. Fetal hydrops and the heart21. Twins and the heart22. The heart in the sick fetus23. Management of fetal structural cardiac disease in pregnancy24. Postnatal evaluation25. Conclusion