24. Transposition of the Great Arteries

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor5,6,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor7,8,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director9,10,11 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief12,13
  1. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor7,8,
  2. Manfred Otto Vogt MD, PhD Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist Head1,2,
  3. Jan Marek MD, PHD Associate Professor Director Consultant Pediatric Fetal Cardiologist3,4 and
  4. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director9,10,11

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch24

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Mertens, L. L., Vogt, M. O., Marek, J. and Cohen, M. S. (2009) Transposition of the Great Arteries, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 6

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 7

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 8

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 9

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 10

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 11

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 12

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 13

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Technical University Munich, German Heart Center Munich, Clinic for Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Munich, Germany

  2. 2

    Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Defects, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany

  3. 3

    Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK

  4. 4

    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK

  5. 7

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  6. 8

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  7. 9

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 10

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  9. 11

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • transposition of great arteries (TGA) - conotruncal abnormality;
  • TGA with ventricular septal defect;
  • TGA with intact ventricular septum;
  • coronary artery anatomy;
  • TGA imaging with intact ventricular septum;
  • biventricular systolic function and infants with TGA;
  • TGA imaging with ventricular septal defect;
  • echocardiographic delineation of coronary artery anatomy in TGA

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Incidence

  • Etiology

  • Morphology and classification

  • Pathophysiology

  • Imaging

  • References