Fetal Echocardiography

Welcome! This community focuses on the evaluation of the fetal heart with ultrasound imaging.

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Online Lectures

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Early Fetal Echocardiography
Fetal Heart: The Basics and Cardiac Unknowns
Abnormalities of the Fetal Venous System
Assessment of the Fetus at Risk for Cardiac Decompensation: When to Worry, What to Do About it
Can Fetal Echocardiography Predict the Future? (Progression of Pathology Through Gestation)
How to Be an Effective Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Interplay of Genetics and the Fetal Heart: Different Problems, Different Perspectives
Just Images: Fetal Echocardiography
Normal Fetal Heart Examination: Chambers, Arteries, and Veins
Prognosis and Follow-up After Early Diagnosis of Fetal Cardiac Abnormalities
Tricks and Physics: How to Improve Your Imaging of the Fetal Heart
What Went Wrong? All You Need to Know About Fetal Cardiac Embryology, Anatomy, and Pathology
Wrong Diagnosis: Learning From Our Mistakes
Anatomic Lessons From Normal Fetal Cardiac Ultrasound (Basic)
Basic Cardiac Screening
Cardiac Unknowns

Educational Events

Course: 42nd Annual Advanced OB-GYN Ultrasound Seminar • February 20-23, 2019 • Lake Buena Vista, FL


AIUM Webinar: The Basic Fetal Heart Scan: A Systematic Approach to Screening for Congenital Heart Disease
AIUM Webinar: Cardiac Imaging in Early Gestation: From Basic to Advanced
AIUM/ACP Webinar: PEARLS - A Physical Exam with Pocket Sized Ultrasound for Routine Use
AIUM Webinar: Improve Your Fetal Cardiac Imaging: Optimizing in Grayscale and Color Doppler
AIUM Webinar: The Role of the 11-14 Week Ultrasound in the Era of Cell-free DNA Screening
AIUM Webinar: Three Vessel Tracheal View: A Review of Normal and Abnormal Findings
AIUM Webinar: ATTENTION: ALARA is Important - An Update on the Bioeffects of Ultrasound
AIUM Webinar: Advanced Evaluation of the Fetal Heart
AIUM Webinar: Accreditation Made Simple

Video Programs for CME

Advanced Fetal Echocardiographic Techniques
AIUM Practice Parameter for the Performance of Fetal Echocardiography: Step-by-step Video Tutorial
Basics of Fetal Cardiac Screening
Common Congenital Heart Abnormalities: Prenatal, Postnatal, and Pathologic Correlations
Comprehensive Review of Major Congenital Heart Disease from a Multidisciplinary Perspective
Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric Ultrasound
Principles of Sonography and Doppler Ultrasound
The Fetus: Top Five "Do-Not-Miss" Diagnoses

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Journal Articles

Fetal Echocardiography


AIUM Consensus Report on Potential Bioeffects of Diagnostic Ultrasound

How to Interpret the Ultrasound Output Display Standard for Higher Acoustic Output Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices: Version 2

Medical Ultrasound Safety, Third Edition

Recommended Ultrasound Terminology, Third Edition

Routine Quality Assurance for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment


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