INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Assessment of Systemic and Organ Blood Flow and the Function of the Developing Heart

Sep 25, 2019 by in INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Assessment of Systemic and Organ Blood Flow and the Function of the Developing Heart

Abstract This chapter describes the emerging role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in the assessment of neonatal hemodynamics. While at the time of publication this approach remains in its infancy,…

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Speckle Tracking Echocardiography in Newborns

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Abstract Two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography (2DSTE) is a non-Doppler technique that applies computer software analysis of images generated by conventional ultrasound techniques to calculate parameters of motion (displacement, velocity) and…

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Tissue Doppler Imaging

Sep 25, 2019 by in INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Tissue Doppler Imaging

Abstract The assessment of myocardial performance and hemodynamics in term and premature infants is gaining considerable interest and has led to improvements in our ability to assess the neonatal heart…

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Assessment of Systemic Blood Flow and Myocardial Function in the Neonatal Period Using Ultrasound

Sep 25, 2019 by in INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Assessment of Systemic Blood Flow and Myocardial Function in the Neonatal Period Using Ultrasound

Abstract Echocardiography can assess both systemic blood flow and heart function. This chapter offers an overview of heart function assessment by conventional echocardiographic techniques in the newborn infant. Systemic blood…

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