Book Title: A Practical Guide to Fetal Echocardiography : Normal and Abnormal Hearts
Author: Paula J. Woodward
Format: Hardback | 608 pages
Publication Date: 12 Nov 2015
BMA Medical Book Awards 2016?: BMA Medical Book of the Year 2016? and Obstetrics and Gynaecology - First Prize
The British Medical Association honored A Practical Guide to Fetal Echocardiography: Normal and Abnormal Hearts. 3rd Edition with these prestigious awards.
Lavishly illustrated and easy to use, this comprehensive guide covers every aspect of fetal heart examination and all major cardiac malformations. World-renowned experts in the field, Drs. Abuhamad and Chaoui, have meticulously updated and expanded this third edition while maintaining its systematic and methodical approach. New chapters, 25% new images, and a practical, concise format make this reference indispensable for both physicians and sonographers in the detection of congenital heart disease.
Thoroughly illustrated ultrasound images in color are accompanied by clear, colorful schematic drawings that depict cardiac anomalies.
Numerous tables outline common and differentiating features of various cardiac malformations.
Disorders are discussed in terms of the ultrasound findings, with key points summarized at the end of each chapter.
The first half of the text covers the technical aspects of the cardiac exam and includes new chapters on risk factors for cardiac defects, national and international guidelines for fetal cardiac screening and fetal echocardiography, optimizing the cardiac examination, cardiac embryology, the three-vessel-trachea view, and the venous system.
The second half of the text features detailed discussions of fetal cardiac malformations, each presented in a practical, methodical format that includes the definition, spectrum of disease and incidence, the use of gray scale, color Doppler, 3D and early gestation ultrasound in diagnosis, followed by the differential diagnosis, prognosis, and outcome.
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