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Fetal cardiovascular imaging; a disease based approach. (online access included).


Fetal cardiovascular imaging; a disease based approach. (online access included)

Ed. by Jack Rychik and Zhiyun Tian.

Elsevier Saunders


511 pages




Rychik and Tian (fetal cardiovascular imaging and pediatrics, U. of Pennsylvania) bring together specialists in pediatrics, obstetrics, cardiology, and imaging mostly at the U. of Pennsylvania for a textbook on fetal cardiac imaging aimed at practitioners of maternal fetal medicine, obstetrics, pediatric cardiology, medical sonography, perinatology, neonatology, and radiology. They focus on the variety of disorders and conditions that affect the fetal cardiovascular system, with an emphasis on their imaging features, while also addressing technical aspects of fetal echocardiography. Each chapter has sections on genetics; prenatal diagnosis, pathophysiology, and management; postnatal pathophysiology and management; and prognosis and outcome; with case examples and images. Access to a searchable full text, images and tables, and video library is online.

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Date:Feb 1, 2012
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