Fetal Cardiology: Embryology, Genetics, Physiology, Echocardiographic Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Perinatal Management of Cardiac Diseases


The third edition of this established reference is the product of the combined efforts of many professionals – obstetricians, pediatric cardiologists, sonographers, molecular biologists, and medical physicists – and is a comprehensive guide intended for anyone interested in scanning the fetal cardiac system.


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Table of Contents

1. Cardiac morphogenesis
Adriana C Gittenberger–de Groot, Monique R M Jongbloed, Marco C de Ruiter, et al.
2. Cardiac anatomy and examination of specimens
Diane Spicer
3. Placental implantation and development
Simcha Yagel and Debra S. Goldman-Wohl
4. Placental circulations
Eric Jauniaux and Graham J Burton
5. Technical advances in fetal echocardiography
Boris Tutschek and David Sahn
6. Epidemiology of congenital heart disease: Etiology, pathogenesis, and incidence
Julien I.E. Hoffman
7. Indications for fetal echocardiography: Screening in low- and high-risk population
Anita J. Moon-Grady, Mary T. Donofrio, and Sarah M. Cohen
8. Circulation in the normal fetus and cardiovascular adaptations to birth
Abraham M Rudolph
9. Development of fetal cardiac and extracardiac Doppler flows in early gestation
Viola Seravalli, Ahmet A Baschat, and Ulrich Gembruch
10. The examination of the normal fetal heart using two-dimensional echocardiography
Rabih Chaoui
11. The three vessel and tracheal view
Julia Solomon
12. First and early second trimester fetal heart screening
Simcha Yagel, Sarah M. Cohen, Reuven Achiron, et al.
13. Four-dimensional ultrasound examination of the fetal heart using Spatiotemporal Image Correlation (STIC)
Luís F. Gonçalves
14. Three- and four-dimensional ultrasound in fetal echocardiography: A new look at the fetal heart
Simcha Yagel, Sarah M Cohen, Israel Shapiro, et al.
15. Magnetic resonance imaging: Techniques and normal fetal cardiovascular physiology
Davide Marini, Sharon Portnoy, and Mike Seed
16. Magnetic resonance imaging: Abnormalities of the fetal circulation
Davide Marini, Sharon Portnoy, and Mike Seed
17. Abnormal visceral and atrial situs and congenital heart disease
Varsha Thakur, Edgar T Jaeggi, and Shi-Joon Yoo
18. Cardiac malpositions and syndromes with right or left atrial isomerism
Rabih Chaoui
19. Pulmonary vein anomalies
Anita J. Moon-Grady
20. Ebstein’s malformation and tricuspid valve pathology
Lindsay R. Freud, Wayne Tworetzky, and Norman H. Silverman
21. Intracardiac shunt malformations
Einat Birk and Norman H Silverman
22. Atrioventricular septal defect (“atrioventricular canal”)
Laurent Fermont
23. Double inlet ventricle
Astrid Hellmund and Ulrich Gembruch
24. Lesions of the right heart
Julene S Carvalho
25. Ventricular outflow tract anomalies (“conotruncal anomalies”)
Varsha Thakur, Edgar T Jaeggi, and Shi-Joon Yoo
26. Tetralogy of Fallot
Michael Puchalski
27. Double outlet right ventricle
Luke Eckersly and Lisa K Hornberger
28. Truncus arteriosus
Shaine A. Morris and Diego A Lara
29. Transposition of the great arteries
Silvia G V Alvarez and Lisa K Hornberger
30. Left heart malformations
Brian S. Snarr, Michael Y. Liu, and Jack Rychik
31. Aortic arch anomalies
Varsha Thakur, Edgar T Jaeggi, and Shi-Joon Yoo
32. Coarctation of the aorta and interrupted aortic arch
Max E Godfrey and Wayne Tworetzky
33. Diseases of the myocardium, endocardium, and pericardium during fetal life and cardiomyopathy in the fetus
Simone RF Fontes Pedra and Carlos AC Pedra
34. Ultrasound examination of the fetal coronary circulation
Ahmet A Baschat, Ulrich Gembruch, and Viola Seravalli
35. The fetal venous system: Normal embryology, anatomy, physiology, and the development of anomalies
Simcha Yagel, Ori Shen, Sarah M. Cohen, and Dan V. Valsky
36. Fetal cardiac tumors
Lisa K Hornberger and Angela McBrien
37. The fetal thymus
Elena Sinkovskaya and Alfred Abuhamad
38. Extracardiac Doppler investigation in fetuses with congenital heart disease
Annegret Geipel, Ulrich Gembruch, and Christoph Berg
39. Electrophysiology for the perinatologist
Edgar T Jaeggi
40. Fetal bradycardia
Bettina F. Cuneo
41. Fetal tachyarrhythmia
Ulrich Gembruch
42. Cardiac diseases in association with hydrops fetalis
Ulrich Gembruch and Wolfgang Holzgreve
43. Congestive heart failure in the fetus
James C Huhta
44. Twin–twin transfusion syndrome: Impact on the cardiovascular system
Jack Rychik
45. Fetal interventions for congenital heart disease
Lindsay R. Freud, Max E. Godfrey, and Wayne Tworetzky
46. Doppler evaluation in fetal growth restriction
Javier Caradeux and Francesc Figueras
47. Venous flow dynamics: Intrauterine growth restriction and cardiac decompensation
Torvid Kiserud
48. Evaluation of fetal cardiac function: Techniques and implications
Christoph Wohlmuth and Helena M. Gardiner
49. Genetics and cardiac anomalies
Hagit Shani, Pe’er Dar, and Mark I. Evans
50. Cardiac defects in chromosomally abnormal fetuses
Ritu Mogra and Jon Hyett
51. Associated anomalies in congenital heart disease
Christoph Berg, Ulrich Gembruch, and Annegret Geipel
52. Chromosome microarray analysis of the fetal heart
Karina Seidl
53. Congenital cardiovascular malformations and the fetal and neonatal circulation
Abraham M Rudolph
54. Intrapartum evaluation of fetal well-being
Hagai Amsalem, Yoram Sorokin, and Sean C. Blackwell
55. Intrapartum and delivery room management of the fetus with Congenital Heart Disease
Mary T. Donofrio and Anita J. Moon-Grady
56. The neonate with congenital heart disease: Medical and interventional management
Alexander Lowenthal, Einat Birk, and Ulrike Herberg
57. Infants with congenital heart disease in the first year of life
Andrew J Parry and Frank L Hanley
58. Neurodevelopment in CHD: Intrauterine Doppler and fetal and neonatal MRI
Shabnam Peyvandi and Mary T. Donofrio
59 Postnatal neurodevelopment in CHD: Short and long-term neurodevelopment and interventions
Hedwig H. Hövels-Gürich and Christopher G. McCusker
60. Genetic counseling in families with congenital heart defects
Klaus Zerres and Sabine Rudnik-Schöneborn
61. Cardiac disease in pregnancy
Sabrina D. Phillips and Frank Cetta
62. Maternal diseases and therapies affecting the fetal cardiovascular system
Waltraut Merz and Ulrich Gembruch

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