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Pediatric Echocardiography Review

 
Pediatric Echo Modules (all) Back to Products

Module 1: Pediatric Echo Exam
Discusses the complete pediatric echo examination with emphasis on particular views which are unique to the pediatric examination

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Module 2: Assessment of Function
Presents the techniques used to assess cardiac function, anatomy, and cardiac hemodynamics.


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Module 3: Embryology and Fetal Circulation
Special emphasis on areas of cardiac embryology that lead to certain types of congenital defects.
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Module 4: Hemodynamics
After covering normal hemodynamics, Dr. Humes discusses how blood flow and cardiac pressures are impacted by congenital heart disease.
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Module 5a: Congenital Shunts, Part I
This module covers simple shunts, the most common form of congenital heart disease.

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Module 5b: Congenital Shunts, Part II
In Part II we discuss somewhat less common, but important, congenital shunt lesions.

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Module 6: Obstructive Lesions
Dr. Humes stresses the importance of determining anatomy, measuring gradients, and assessing valvular dysfunction.
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Module 7: Arch and Great Vessels
Dr. Humes discusses coarctation of the aorta, interrupted aortic arch, the vascular ring, and more.

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Module 8: Conotruncal Abnormalities
This module addresses a very complex and highly variable group of congenital problems.
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Module 9: Single Ventricle
Anatomy, clinical presentation, echocardiographic findings, and clinical/ surgical decisions of single ventricle disorders.
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Module 10: Conoronary Anomalies
Dr. Humes highlights rare congenital problems with illustrations and ultrasound images.

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Module 11: Post-Operative Assessment
Dr. Humes discusses some of the operations performed to correct or palliate congenital defects.
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Module 12: Acquired Disease
Dr. Humes presents various pediatric diseases with cardiac consequences, including Marfan syndrome.

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Module 13: Procedures
Dr. Humes discusses some procedures for which echocardiography can be a useful imaging tool.

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