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4D Fetal Echocardiography
Editor(s): Giuseppe Rizzo
Co-Editor(s): Domenico Arduini
eISBN: 978-1-60805-044-4   ISBN: 978-1-60805-634-7   


First Trimester Study of Fetal Heart with 4D Echocardiography

Author(s): Weissmann-Brenner Alina, Gindes Liat and Achiron Reuven
Chapter DOI: 10.2174/978160805044411001010147
Page: 147-159 (13)

The following chapter discusses the added value of various novel 3- and 4-Dimensional Ultrasound (3D/4D US) applications for assessing fetal cardiac anomalies at the first trimester of pregnancy. Information on the importance of the early diagnosis, the feasibility, the anomalies that can be detected at early stages of pregnancy and the limitation of such early examination are discussed in details.
First Trimester, Fetal Echocardiography, 4D Fetal Echocardiography
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel