6. Hemodynamic Measurements

  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. Steven D. Colan MD Professor of Pediatrics Associate Director1,9

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch6

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

Colan, S. D. (2009) Hemodynamic Measurements, 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.ch6

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

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

  2. 9

    Harvard Medical School, 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:

  • hemodynamic measurements;
  • hemodynamics and physiology of blood flow;
  • Bernoulli equation;
  • angle of insonation for Doppler samples;
  • flow, velocity and acceleration;
  • flow profile at carotid bifurcation;
  • flow through stenotic orifice;
  • flow measurement across regurgitant orifices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Relationship between pressure and flow

  • Flow, velocity and acceleration

  • Flow through a stenotic orifice

  • Measurement of orifice area

  • Measurement of flow across regurgitant orifices

  • References