43. Vascular Ultrasound Imaging in Children

  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. Elif Seda Selamet Tierney MD Instructor Assistant1,2 and
  2. Tajinder P. Singh MD, MSc Assistant Professor Staff Physician3,4

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch43

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

Tierney, E. S. S. and Singh, T. P. (2009) Vascular Ultrasound Imaging in Children, 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.ch43

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

    Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Cardiology, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 4

    Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, 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:

  • vascular ultrasound imaging for central and peripheral blood vessel assessment;
  • vascular ultrasound imaging in children;
  • vascular function and atherosclerosis;
  • intima–media thickness (IMT) in children;
  • vascular ultrasound imaging and carotid atherosclerosis diagnosis;
  • American Society of Echocardiography and Society of Vascular Medicine and Biology;
  • vascular ultrasound imaging pitfalls;
  • vascular imaging tool in children

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Vascular function and atherosclerosis

  • Early anatomic changes in atherosclerosis

  • Imaging

  • Role of vascular imaging in children

  • References