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Contribution of pulsed Doppler echocardiography to ultrasound diagnosis of congenital heart diseases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7238053     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors document the importance of echocardiograhy (ECHO) with special respect to the pulsed Doppler technique (PDE) in the diagnosis of congenital heart diseases. Typical ECHO and PDE findings in atrial and ventricular septal defects, patent ductus arteriosus, valvular stenosis and insufficiency, absence of pulmonary valves, tricuspid and pulmonary atresia, Fallot's tetralogy, arterial trunk, double-outlet right ventricle, transposition of the great arteries, total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage and hypoplastic left-heart syndrome are described. The authors conclude that a combination of M-mode, cross-sectional and pulsed Doppler echocardiography permits a comparatively detailed non-invasive diagnosis of the entire spectrum of congenital heart diseases.
Authors:
J Skovránek; T First; M Samánek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cor et vasa     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0010-8650     ISO Abbreviation:  Cor Vasa     Publication Date:  1981  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-27     Completed Date:  1981-08-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372614     Medline TA:  Cor Vasa     Country:  CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  34-48     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortic Valve Stenosis / congenital
Child, Preschool
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / diagnosis
Echocardiography*
Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis*
Heart Septal Defects / diagnosis
Heart Valve Diseases / congenital*
Humans
Infant
Pulmonary Veins / abnormalities

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