4. The Normal Pediatric Echocardiogram

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor2,3,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor4,5,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director6,7,8 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief9,10
  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor2,3 and
  2. H. Helen Ko BS, RDMS, RDCS, FASE Technical Director Operations Manager1

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch4

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

Lai, W. W. and Ko, H. H. (2009) The Normal Pediatric Echocardiogram, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 6

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

  6. 7

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 8

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

  8. 9

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 10

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pediatric Echocardiography, Pediatric Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Columbia University, USA

  3. 3

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

  • normal pediatric echocardiogram;
  • two dimensional images;
  • pediatric echocardiogram by acoustic “windows”;
  • parasternal short-axis sweep;
  • additional or supplemental imaging views;
  • supplemental imaging from “flanks”;
  • cardiac structures and flow measurement and pediatric echocardiogram interpretation;
  • diagnostic accuracy of echocardiographic examination

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Examination principles

  • Standard orthogonal imaging views

  • Additional or supplemental imaging views

  • Measurements

  • Reporting

  • Conclusion

  • References