Chapter 7. Detection, Localization, and Quantification of Intracardiac Shunts

  1. George A. Stouffer MD
  1. Frederick M. Costello and
  2. George A. Stouffer

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch7

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

How to Cite

Costello, F. M. and Stouffer, G. A. (2007) Detection, Localization, and Quantification of Intracardiac Shunts, in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician (ed G. A. Stouffer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

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Keywords:

  • intracardiac shunts;
  • pulmonary circulation;
  • oxygen saturation run;
  • oximetry;
  • heart catheterization

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Detection of an intracardiac shunt

  • Oxygen saturation run

  • Limitations of using oximetry to detect and quantify intracardiac shunts

  • Diagnosis of intracardiac shunts at right heart catheterization

  • Quantifying a left-to-right shunt

  • Shunt management

  • Right-to-left shunting

  • Sample case

  • References