Fetal Cardiology Simplified: A Practical Manual 1ed 2013


Fetal cardiology has developed dramatically into a subspecialty in the past 25 years. The majority of people examining the fetal heart are not ‘experts’ in fetal cardiology and therefore find interpreting images, particularly in case of abnormality, rather difficult.

This book is designed as a practical guide, to be kept near the ultrasound machine, for all those performing fetal heart scans, but without the expertise of a fetal cardiologist. The aim is to allow the user to recognize the common forms of fetal cardiac abnormality and to appreciate the associated lesions and outcome.

The book has a large number of illustrations to enable the reader to visualize the different types of problem and the various forms in which they may manifest. There are relatively few books published in the field of fetal cardiology.

This book is aimed at all sonographers, obstetricians and radiologists performing obstetric ultrasound scans and at paediatric cardiologists, both at consultant and trainee level. Thus, this book should fulfill this unmet need in the market, although it is not designed as a comprehensive reference textbook in fetal cardiology.

Author Information:

  • Gurleen Sharland is Reader / Consultant in Fetal Cardiology, Evelina Children’s Hospital, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, St Thomas Hostpital, London, UK.

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Fetal Cardiology Simplified A Practical Manual
  • Title: Fetal Cardiology Simplified: A Practical Manual
  • Author: Gurleen Sharland
  • Publisher: tfm Publishing Ltd; 1 edition
  • Publication Date: 1 Jan. 2013
  • Edition: 1st edition
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 402

  • Ebook PDF
  • File size: 21.3 MB

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