Genomes and Genes
Summary: The heart of the fetus of any viviparous animal. It refers to the heart in the postembryonic period and is differentiated from the embryonic heart (HEART/embryology) only on the basis of time.
Publications213 found, 100 shown here
- Pulmonary artery/aorta ratio in simple screening for fetal outflow tract abnormalities during the second trimesterS F Wong
Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Mater Mothers Hospital, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 30:275-80. 2007..This ratio was investigated as a simple screening tool for congenital cardiac outflow tract abnormalities...
- Delayed structural development in an acardiac fetus: an echographic observationC Van Gaever
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Fetal Diagn Ther 23:100-4. 2008..Only few serial ultrasound observations are reported, showing the delayed development in the recipient twin...
- Fetal cardiac output, distribution to the placenta and impact of placental compromiseT Kiserud
Department of Clinical Medicine, Section of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:126-36. 2006..Our aim was to determine the normal distribution of fetal cardiac output to the placenta during the second half of pregnancy, and to assess the changes imposed by growth restriction with various degrees of placental compromise...
- Intracardiac septation requires hedgehog-dependent cellular contributions from outside the heartMatthew M Goddeeris
Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Development 135:1887-95. 2008..Failure of this addition results in severe AVSD. These studies demonstrate that AVSD can result from a primary defect in dorsal mesocardium, providing a new paradigm for the understanding of human AVSD...
- Four chamber view plus three-vessel and trachea view for a complete evaluation of the fetal heart during the second trimesterAntongiulio Del Bianco
Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Unità Operativa di Ostetricia e Ginecologia 2, Policlinico Univesitario, Foggia, Italy
J Perinat Med 34:309-12. 2006..To test the efficacy of a recently introduced ultrasonic scanning plane (three vessel and trachea view -3VTV- plus color flow mapping -3VTVC) on a low-risk population for detection of congenital heart disease (CHD)...
- A protective antiarrhythmic role of ursodeoxycholic acid in an in vitro rat model of the cholestatic fetal heartMichele Miragoli
National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, England
Hepatology 54:1282-92. 2011..However, their presence in the fetal heart (FH) and their proarrhythmogenic effects have not been systematically characterized...
- Collaborative study on 4-dimensional echocardiography for the diagnosis of fetal heart defects: the COFEHD studyJimmy Espinoza
Division of Fetal Imaging, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W Thirteen Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073 USA
J Ultrasound Med 29:1573-80. 2010..Accumulating evidence indicates that 4DUS with STIC may facilitate the examination of the fetal heart. Our objectives were to determine the accuracy of 4DUS for the diagnosis of CHDs and the agreement among centers...
- Heart stroke volume, cardiac output, and ejection fraction in 265 normal fetus in the second half of gestation assessed by 4D ultrasound using spatio-temporal image correlationChristiane Simioni
Department of Obstetrics, Sao Paulo Federal University UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:1159-67. 2011..The aim of this study was to establish nomograms for fetal stroke volume (SV), cardiac output (CO), and ejection fraction (EF) using four-dimensional ultrasound with spatio-temporal image correlation (STIC) modality...
- Serotonin and its transporter on proliferation of fetal heart cellsYoussef Sari
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, MS508, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Int J Dev Neurosci 21:417-24. 2003..In this study, we report that in addition to trophic effect, 5-HT increases the proliferation of fetal heart cells...
- Feasibility of MRI of the fetal heart with balanced steady-state free precession sequence along fetal body and cardiac planesSahar N Saleem
Department of Radiology, Cairo University, Kasr Al Ainy Hospital, 4 49th St, Cairo 11571, Egypt
AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1208-15. 2008The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of imaging the fetal heart with a balanced steady-state free precession MRI sequence along the body and cardiac axes after inadequate echocardiography.
- Hypoxia and fetal heart developmentA J Patterson
Center for Perinatal Biology, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
Curr Mol Med 10:653-66. 2010..factor 1 (HIF-1) and vascular endothelial growth factor play central roles in hypoxia-dependent signaling in fetal heart formation, impacting embryonic outflow track remodeling and coronary vessel growth...
- Mending a growth-restricted fetal heart: should we use glucocorticoids?Ryan J Hodges
Maternal Fetal Medicine, Monash Medical Centre, Southern Health, Victoria, Australia
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:2149-53. 2012..Indeed is it possible that in the setting of severe IUGR exogenous glucocorticoids are detrimental rather than beneficial to the fetus?..
- Response of the fetal heart to changes in load: from hyperplasia to heart failureH M Gardiner
Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, W12 ONN, UK
Heart 91:871-3. 2005
- 3D and 4D ultrasound in fetal cardiac scanning: a new look at the fetal heartS Yagel
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centers, Jerusalem, Israel
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 29:81-95. 2007..Recent advances in the technology of 3D/4D ultrasound systems allow almost real-time 3D/4D fetal heart scans...
- Expression of type VI collagen in the developing mouse heartS E Klewer
Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
Dev Dyn 211:248-55. 1998....
- Reference intervals for fetal heart volume from 3-dimensional sonography using the extended imaging virtual organ computer-aided analysis method at gestational ages of 20 to 34 weeksEnoch Quinderé de Sá Barreto
Department of Obstetrics, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
J Ultrasound Med 31:673-8. 2012The purpose of this study was to establish the reference range for fetal heart volume from 3-dimensional (3D) sonography using the extended imaging virtual organ computer-aided analysis method.
- Sequential changes of longitudinal and radial myocardial deformation indices in the healthy neonate heartJosé Luiz Barros Pena
Heart Institute InCor USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:294-300. 2010..This study was designed to determine if these indices can detect variations in regional deformation between early and late neonatal periods...
- Fetal heart scanning in the first trimesterJulene S Carvalho
Brompton Fetal Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital and Fetal Medicine Unit, St George s Hospital, London, UK
Prenat Diagn 24:1060-7. 2004..Therefore, fetal heart scanning in the first trimester should be performed in conjunction with detailed first-trimester obstetric ..
- Intracardiac pressures in the human fetusP Johnson
Imperial College School of Medicine, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Goldhawk Road, London W4 0XG, UK
Heart 84:59-63. 2000..To obtain normal values for intracardiac pressures in the human fetus...
- Beta1-adrenergic receptors maintain fetal heart rate and survivalRashmi Chandra
Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Biol Neonate 89:147-58. 2006..It also investigates which betaARs are located on the early fetal heart and whether they can be directly activated during hypoxia. Cultured E12...
- Examination of the fetal heart by four-dimensional ultrasound with spatiotemporal image correlation during routine second-trimester examination: the 'three-steps technique'Giuseppe Rizzo
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Fetal Diagn Ther 24:126-31. 2008....
- Third trimester fetal heart rate and Doppler middle cerebral artery blood flow velocity characteristics during prenatal selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor exposureDan Rurak
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Pediatr Res 70:96-101. 2011..Maternal mood and cord Hb and hematocrit were measured. Basal fetal heart rate (fHR) did not differ between groups or across the day...
- Fetal loss in threatened abortion after embryonic/fetal heart activityY Tannirandorn
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 81:263-6. 2003To study the incidence of fetal loss in threatened abortion after detection of embryonic/fetal heart activity.
- Changes in cardiac troponins with gestational age explain changes in cardiac muscle contractility in the sheep fetusGiuseppe Saverio Posterino
Department of Zoology, School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
J Appl Physiol (1985) 111:236-43. 2011..Furthermore, changes in cardiac troponin C, not I, protein expression track with the timing of cardiomyocyte binucleation...
- Strain rate derived from color Doppler myocardial imaging for assessment of fetal cardiac functionL U Larsen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 27:210-3. 2006..The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of CDMI in the fetal heart.
- Fetal heart ventricular mass obtained by STIC acquisition combined with inversion mode and VOCALB Messing
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centers, Jerusalem, Israel
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 38:191-7. 2011Estimation of fetal heart ventricular mass is important for fetal cardiac evaluation in cases of structural or functional cardiac disorders or extracardiac factors...
- Evaluation of fetal heart dimensions from 12 weeks to termC Firpo
University of California-San Francisco 94143, USA
Am J Cardiol 87:594-600. 2001..The frequency of obtaining data in younger normal fetuses suggests it is unlikely that reliable observations can be made routinely in abnormal fetuses < 16 weeks old, although this might be possible in individual fetuses...
- High resolution MR imaging of the fetal heart with cardiac triggering: a feasibility study in the sheep fetusJin Yamamura
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
Eur Radiol 19:2383-90. 2009The aim of this study was to perform fetal cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with triggering of the fetal heart beat in utero in a sheep model...
- [Effect of hyperglycaemia on fetal heart in pregnant rats]Yan Zou
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Central South University, Changsha 410011, China
Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 34:139-47. 2009..To investigate the effect of hyperglycaemia on the cardiomyodial change of rat fetus...
- [Tissue Doppler imaging of the fetal heart--a new parametric ultrasound technique in prenatal medicine]J Steinhard
Fetal Cardiac Imaging Research Group Münster, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster
Ultraschall Med 28:578-83. 2007..Tissue Doppler imaging is the first step in parametric imaging of the fetal heart and consequently marks the beginning of a new era in fetal echocardiography.
- Doppler echocardiographic studies of diastolic cardiac function in the human fetal heartT Miyake
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume 830-0011, Japan
Kurume Med J 48:59-64. 2001..Fetuses with IUGR and of DM may have abnormal diastolic cardiac function in later gestation...
- Toward quantitative fetal heart rate monitoringHanqing Cao
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22908, USA
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 53:111-8. 2006Continuous electronic fetal heart rate (FHR) monitoring during labor is motivated by the clinical experience that fetal distress causes loss of FHR variation and the occurrence of decelerations late during uterine contraction...
- Fetal tissue Doppler echocardiography: detection rates of cardiac structures and quantitative assessment of the fetal heartB Tutschek
Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf Germany
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 21:26-32. 2003..Doppler echocardiography (TDE) has been developed in adult cardiology, but only recently has it been applied to fetal heart studies...
- Right ventricular myocardium derives from the anterior heart fieldStephane Zaffran
Department of Developmental Biology, CNRS URA 2578, Pasteur Institute, 25 rue du Dr Roux, Paris, 75015, France
Circ Res 95:261-8. 2004..This study demonstrates the differences in the embryological origin of right and left ventricular myocardium, which has important implications for congenital heart disease...
- Myocardial tissue Doppler and long axis function in the fetal heartHelena M Gardiner
Royal Brompton Hospital, UK
Int J Cardiol 113:39-47. 2006..Current echocardiographic assessment of fetal ventricular function uses relatively crude measures and this has led to inconsistencies in assessment of diastolic function. Long axis parameters may be more insightful...
- The fetal heart rate response to hypoxia: insights from animal modelsLaura Bennet
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Clin Perinatol 36:655-72. 2009This article examines recent studies that have systematically dissected features of fetal heart rate responses to labor that may help identify developing fetal compromise, such as the slope of the deceleration, overshoot, and variability...
- Monitoring the fetal heart non-invasively: a review of methodsM Peters
Graduate School iBME, Faculty of Applied Physics, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
J Perinat Med 29:408-16. 2001..ultrasound M-mode analysis, fetal electrocardiography, and fetal magnetocardiography are methods by which the fetal heart can be monitored non-invasively. In this paper, they are evaluated and compared...
- Concepts of cardiac development in retrospectGert van den Berg
Heart Failure Research Center, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pediatr Cardiol 30:580-7. 2009..In this communication we present excerpts of important embryological studies of the pioneers of experimental cardiac embryology of the previous century, to relate insights from the past to current observations...
- Overnutrition and maternal obesity in sheep pregnancy alter the JNK-IRS-1 signaling cascades and cardiac function in the fetal heartJingying Wang
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
FASEB J 24:2066-76. 2010..05) in OB fetal heart associated with lower downstream PI3K-Akt activity (P<0.05), indicating impaired cardiac insulin signaling...
- The information content of Doppler ultrasound signals from the fetal heartS A Shakespeare
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK
Med Biol Eng Comput 39:619-26. 2001Knowledge of the content of Doppler ultrasound signals from the fetal heart is essential if the performance of fetal heart rate (FHR) monitors based upon this technology is to be improved...
- Self-gating MR imaging of the fetal heart: comparison with real cardiac triggeringJin Yamamura
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
Eur Radiol 21:142-9. 2011To investigate the self-gating technique for MR imaging of the fetal heart in a sheep model.
- Maternal diabetes and the fetal heartL K Hornberger
Heart 92:1019-21. 2006Maternal diabetes mellitus significantly affects the fetal heart and fetal-placental circulation in both structure and function...
- Reconstruction of the patterns of gene expression in the developing mouse heart reveals an architectural arrangement that facilitates the understanding of atrial malformations and arrhythmiasAlexandre T Soufan
Experimental and Molecular Cardiology Group, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Circ Res 95:1207-15. 2004..All these regions are derived from primary myocardium, providing a molecular basis for the observed nonrandom distribution of focal right atrial tachycardias...
- Prospective, randomized trial comparing general with spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery in preeclamptic patients with a nonreassuring fetal heart traceRobert A Dyer
Department of Anesthesia, University of Cape Town and New Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
Anesthesiology 99:561-9; discussion 5A-6A. 2003..studies on neonatal outcome after spinal versus general anesthesia for cesarean delivery in preeclamptic patients with a nonreassuring fetal heart trace. This study examined both markers of neonatal hypoxia and maternal hemodynamics.
- Collagen type VI expression during cardiac development and in human fetuses with trisomy 21Adriana C Gittenberger-de Groot
Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 275:1109-16. 2003..We hypothesise that collagen VI has a role in the development of heart defects involving endocardial cushion differentiation-specifically in the AV canal, the most common site of malformations affecting children with trisomy 21...
- Single pass sequencing of a unidirectional human fetal heart cDNA library to discover novel genes of the cardiovascular systemD M Hwang
Laboratory for Molecular Cardiology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Mol Cell Cardiol 26:1329-33. 1994A human fetal heart cDNA library was constructed in the lambda gt22A expression vector. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was used to amplify the cDNA inserts...
- Comparison of entropy-based regularity estimators: application to the fetal heart rate signal for the identification of fetal distressManuela Ferrario
Dipartimento di Bioingegneria, University Politecnico di Milano, Italy
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 53:119-25. 2006..We applied the approximate entropy and the sample entropy estimators to fetal heart rate signals on both single and multiple scales for an early identification of fetal sufferance antepartum...
- Spatio-temporal image correlation (STIC): new technology for evaluation of the fetal heartG R DeVore
Fetal Diagnostic Center of Pasadena, Pasadena, CA 91105, USA
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 22:380-7. 2003Spatio-temporal image correlation (STIC) is a new approach for clinical assessment of the fetal heart. It offers an easy to use technique to acquire data from the fetal heart and to aid in visualization with both two-dimensional and ..
- Four-dimensional ultrasonography of the fetal heart using a novel Tomographic Ultrasound Imaging displayLuis F Goncalves
Perinatology Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
J Perinat Med 34:39-55. 2006The objective of this study was to investigate the feasibility of examining the fetal heart with Tomographic Ultrasound Imaging (TUI) using four-dimensional (4D) volume datasets acquired with spatiotemporal image correlation (STIC).
- Automated sonography: defining the spatial relationship of standard diagnostic fetal cardiac planes in the second trimester of pregnancyAlfred Abuhamad
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Hofheimer Hall, Suite 310, 825 Fairfax Ave, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
J Ultrasound Med 26:501-7. 2007This study defines the spatial relationship of the diagnostic planes of the fetal heart to the 4-chamber view plane in the second trimester of pregnancy as a first step in the automation process.
- Convergent proliferative response and divergent morphogenic pathways induced by epicardial and endocardial signaling in fetal heart developmentJi One Kang
Institute for Genetic Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, IGM240, 2250 Alcazar St, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Mech Dev 122:57-65. 2005..We therefore conclude that epicardial and endocardial signals converge on common proliferative components, but diverge in downstream pathways that lead to compact vs. trabecular morphogenic differentiation...
- Lung and heart volumes by three-dimensional ultrasound in normal fetuses at 12-32 weeks' gestationC F A Peralta
Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine, King s College Hospital Medical School, London, UK
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 27:128-33. 2006..To establish reference intervals for the fetal right, left and total lung volumes and heart volume between 12 and 32 weeks of gestation...
- Maternal diabetes causes coordinated down-regulation of genes involved with lipid metabolism in the murine fetal heartMarie L S Lindegaard
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Rigshospitalet, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Metabolism 57:766-73. 2008..On embryonic days 16 to 19, the fetal heart weight and triglyceride content were similar in offspring from Ins2(Akita) and nondiabetic wild-type mothers...
- Effects of long-term, high-altitude hypoxia on the capillarity of the ovine fetal heartA M Lewis
Center for Perinatal Biology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda 92350, California, USA
Am J Physiol 277:H756-62. 1999..Contrary to our hypothesis, the ovine fetus does not show morphological adaptation in the myocardium after approximately 109 days of high-altitude hypoxic stress...
- The effects of anaemia as a programming agent in the fetal heartL Davis
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
J Physiol 565:35-41. 2005..New information on these mechanisms is likely to lead to better prevention of and therapies for adult-onset coronary disease...
- Maternal position during non-stress test and fetal heart rate patternsGiuseppe Cito
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:335-8. 2005The aim of the study was to determinate whether maternal position during the non-stress test (NST) in different weeks of pregnancy influences fetal heart rate patterns.
- Transplacental fetal treatment improves the outcome of prenatally diagnosed complete atrioventricular block without structural heart diseaseEdgar T Jaeggi
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Circulation 110:1542-8. 2004..A standardized treatment approach, including maternal dexamethasone at CAVB diagnosis and beta-stimulation for fetal heart rates <55 bpm, has been used at our institutions since 1997. The study presents the impact of this approach.
- American Society of Echocardiography guidelines and standards for performance of the fetal echocardiogramJack Rychik
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:803-10. 2004
- Application of three-dimensional ultrasonography in the evaluation of the fetal heartG Bega
Department of Radiology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Ultrasound Med 20:307-13; quiz 315-6. 2001..16 to 26 weeks' gestation, were scanned with two-dimensional ultrasonography for 10 minutes or less to obtain fetal heart views...
- Standardization of on-screen fetal heart orientation prior to storage of spatio-temporal image correlation (STIC) volume datasetsD Paladini
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 29:605-11. 2007
- Cardiac screening by STIC: can sonologists performing the 20-week anomaly scan pick up outflow tract abnormalities by scrolling the A-plane of STIC volumes?D Paladini
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 32:865-70. 2008....
- Sequential segmental analysis in complex fetal cardiac abnormalities: a logical approach to diagnosisJ S Carvalho
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 26:105-11. 2005
- Four-dimensional ultrasonography of the fetal heart with spatiotemporal image correlationLuis F Goncalves
Perinatology Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1792-802. 2003This study was undertaken to describe a new technique for the examination of the fetal heart using four-dimensional ultrasonography with spatiotemporal image correlation (STIC).
- A systematic analysis of the feasibility of four-dimensional ultrasound imaging using spatiotemporal image correlation in routine fetal echocardiographyL B Uittenbogaard
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 31:625-32. 2008..To investigate the feasibility of incorporating spatiotemporal image correlation (STIC) into a tertiary fetal echocardiography program...
- A spatiotemporal evaluation of the contribution of the dorsal mesenchymal protrusion to cardiac developmentBrian S Snarr
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Cardiovascular Developmental Biology Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
Dev Dyn 236:1287-94. 2007..This new model for atrioventricular septation may provide novel insights into understanding the etiology of congenital cardiac malformations...
- Ductus venosus blood flow alterations in fetuses with obstructive lesions of the right heartC Berg
Department of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:137-42. 2006..To assess the impact of isolated lesions of the fetal right heart on ductus venosus (DV) blood flow profiles...
- Ductus venosus blood flow resistance and congenital heart defects in the second trimesterJeng Hsiu Hung
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
J Clin Ultrasound 36:72-8. 2008..To study the association between fetal cardiac defects and the presence of abnormal blood flow resistance of the ductus venosus during the second trimester of pregnancy...
- Risk factors for cardiac malformations detected by fetal echocardiography in a tertiary centerTamar Perri
Perinatal Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:123-8. 2005..Fetal echocardiography accurately detects congenital cardiac anomalies, but it is costly, time-consuming, and requires highly-skilled operators. Our aim was to define those patients for whom fetal echocardiography is justified...
- [Assessment of fetal circulation in the late first trimester--preliminary study]Piotr Kaczmarek
Klinika Perinatologii i Ginekologii Instytutu Centrum Zdrowia Matki Polki 93 338 Lódi
Ginekol Pol 78:861-4. 2007..to confirm that fetal echocardiography is indeed possible in late first trimester and that it improves the standard of the so-called "genetic" ultrasound scan...
- Outcome of fetuses and infants with double inlet single left ventricleEdythe B C Tham
Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Cardiol 101:1652-6. 2008..During this same period, postnatal survival has improved substantially. Neonatal surgery of any type was the only independent risk factor for worse survival...
- Increasing cardiac output and decreasing oxygenation sequence in pump twins of acardiac twin pregnanciesMartin J C van Gemert
Laser Center and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phys Med Biol 50:N33-42. 2005....
- Outcome of antenatally diagnosed cardiac rhabdomyoma: case series and a meta-analysisA S Chao
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 31:289-95. 2008..Rhabdomyoma, the most common primary fetal cardiac tumor, is often associated with tuberous sclerosis (TS). We aimed to evaluate outcome in cases diagnosed with fetal cardiac rhabdomyoma...
- Incremental diagnostic yield of pediatric cardiac assessment after fetal echocardiography in the offspring of women with congenital heart disease: a prospective studyMolly Thangaroopan
University of Toronto Pregnancy and Heart Disease Research Program, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pediatrics 121:e660-5. 2008..We sought to determine the incremental diagnostic utility of pediatric cardiac assessment in the offspring of women with congenital heart disease who have had previous fetal echocardiography...
- Clinical implications of the prenatal sonographic finding of fetal myocardial echogenic fociIvana M Vettraino
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Fetal Imaging, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W Thirteen Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48073 6769, USA
J Ultrasound Med 24:195-9. 2005..The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical implications of fetal echogenic foci limited to the myocardium of the ventricular wall (EMF) or intraventricular septum detected during prenatal sonography...
- Prenatal course of isolated muscular ventricular septal defects diagnosed only by color Doppler sonography: single-institution experienceMert Ozan Bahtiyar
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
J Ultrasound Med 27:715-20. 2008..The prevalence of these lesions is not yet completely described, and the frequency with which muscular VSDs resolve in utero has also not been extensively reported...
- Application of automated sonography on 4-dimensional volumes of fetuses with transposition of the great arteriesGiuseppe Rizzo
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Ospedale Fatebenefratelli S Giovanni Calabita, Isola Tiberina 89, 00186 Rome, Italy
J Ultrasound Med 27:771-6; quiz 777. 2008....
- Diagnosis of absent ductus venosus in a population referred for fetal echocardiography: association with a persistent portosystemic shunt requiring postnatal device occlusionRuben J Acherman
Fetal Cardiology Program, Children s Heart Center, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
J Ultrasound Med 26:1077-82. 2007..The purpose of this series was to assess the incidence, anatomic variants, and implications of an absent ductus venosus (ADV) in patients referred for fetal echocardiography...
- Isomerism of the left atrial appendage associated with ventricular noncompactionMark K Friedberg
Pediatric Echocardiography, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Lucille Packard Children s Hospital and Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Am J Cardiol 96:985-90. 2005..Prenatal recognition is possible by ultrasound, facilitating appropriate prenatal counseling...
- [Assessment of myocardial performance in fetuses by using Tei index]Qian Chen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking University, First Hospital, Beijing 100034, China
Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 41:387-90. 2006..To define the value of Tei index of normal fetuses and to estimate the influence of gestational week and heart rate on the index...
- Fetal cardiac intervention: innovative therapy or a technique in search of an indication?Charles S Kleinman
Circulation 113:1378-81. 2006
- Huge pericardial rhabdomyoma with hypoplastic left ventricle and lungMakoto Takeuchi
Department of Pathology, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Osaka, Japan
Am J Perinatol 23:89-92. 2006..Microscopically, the cardiac tumor showed characteristics of rhabdomyoma. This localization of cardiac rhabdomyoma is rare, but we remain aware of the possibility of an unusual and rapid progression of cardiac rhabdomyoma...
- Spectrum of cardiovascular disease, accuracy of diagnosis, and outcome in fetal heterotaxy syndromeMio Taketazu
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Saitama Medical School, Moroyama, Japan
Am J Cardiol 97:720-4. 2006..Fetal LAI is associated with a mortality of 31%, with heart block and extracardiac pathology as primary risk factors for perinatal mortality. The outcome of prenatally diagnosed RAI is poor...
- Effect of pregestational diabetes mellitus on fetal cardiac function and structureNoirin E Russell
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:312.e1-7. 2008..The aim of this study was to assess the interrelation between cardiac functional and structural changes in fetuses of mothers with pregestational diabetes mellitus...
- [Prenatal diagnosis of congenital fetal heart abnormalities in twins by Yagel's heart examination method]Hui Li
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Affiliated Shengjing Hospital, China Medical University, Shenyang 110004, China
Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 42:83-6. 2007..To investigate the value and clinical significance of congenital heart diseases (CHD) detection in twins...
- ACOG Practice Bulletin, clinical management guidelines for obstetrician-gynecologists number 98, October 2008 (replaces Practice Bulletin number 58, December 2004). Ultrasonography in pregnancyAlfred Z Abuhamad
Obstet Gynecol 112:951-61. 2008
- Z-scores of the fetal aortic isthmus and duct: an aid to assessing arch hypoplasiaL Pasquini
Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 29:628-33. 2007..The aim of our study was to develop Z-scores for the aortic isthmus in normal fetuses as a reference for fetuses with suspected coarctation...
- Clinical implication of isolated right dominant heart in the fetusEui Jung
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea
Prenat Diagn 27:695-8. 2007..To evaluate the clinical implication of isolated right dominant heart (RDH) in fetal echocardiography...
- Diagnosis of cardiac anomalies in offspring of women with congenital heart disease: is fetal echocardiography enough?Lindsey D Allan
Harris Birthright Fetal Medicine Unit, King s College Hospital, London, UK
Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:522-3. 2008..Most of these minor defects will be diagnosed by routine clinical cardiac examination and can be confirmed by pediatric echocardiography...
- Fetal cardiac contractility before and after intrauterine transfusionE Sikkel
Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 26:611-7. 2005..To evaluate the effect of fetal anemia and intrauterine transfusion on ventricular shortening fraction...
- Fetal cardiac ventricle volumetry in the second half of gestation assessed by 4D ultrasound using STIC combined with inversion modeB Messing
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centers, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 30:142-51. 2007Quantification of fetal heart ventricle volume can aid in the evaluation of functional and anatomical aspects of congenital heart disease...
- [Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease by echocardiography in Matanzas Province, Cuba, from 1990 to 1995]Antonio E González Font
Cardiólogo Pediatra, Hospital Municipal del Niño, Durango, Dgo, Clínica de Especialidades AMCCI
Arch Cardiol Mex 75:159-64. 2005....
- Caliber of the coronary sinus in fetuses with cardiac defects with and without left persistent superior vena cava and in growth-restricted fetuses with heart-sparing effectR Chaoui
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Charité Medical School CCM, Humboldt University, Schumannstrasse 20 21, D 10098 Berlin, Germany
Prenat Diagn 23:552-7. 2003....
- Diagnosis of cardiac defects: where we've been, where we are and where we're goingAlan H Friedman
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
Prenat Diagn 22:280-4. 2002..In this article, the field of fetal echocardiography, as a screening tool for identifying congenital heart disease, and its impact on disease outcome is reviewed...
- How successful is fetal echocardiographic examination in the first trimester of pregnancy?M C Haak
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vrije Univesiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 20:9-13. 2002..This study was undertaken to explore the possibilities of fetal echocardiography in the late first trimester...
- Reference values of fetal ductus venosus, inferior vena cava and hepatic vein blood flow velocities and waveform indices during the second and third trimester of pregnancyR Axt-Fliedner
Division of Prenatal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Schleswig Holstein Campus Lubeck, Germany
Arch Gynecol Obstet 270:46-55. 2004....
- Three-dimensional (3D) and 4D color Doppler fetal echocardiography using spatio-temporal image correlation (STIC)R Chaoui
Unit of Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy, Charite University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 23:535-45. 2004..STIC) is a new three-dimensional (3D) technique allowing the acquisition of a volume of data from the fetal heart that is displayed as a cineloop of a single cardiac cycle...
- Failure of intensive fetal monitoring and ultrasound in reducing the stillbirth rateAlberto de la Vega
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067
P R Health Sci J 21:123-5. 2002..In addition, on each prenatal visit, fetal heart rate, position and amniotic fluid index were documented by a limited sonographic scan...
- Latest advances and topics in fetal echocardiographyAarti Hejmadi Bhat
Clinical Care Center for Congenital Heart Disease, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
Curr Opin Cardiol 19:97-103. 2004..The authors review some of the major advancements in thought and practice in the field of fetal echocardiography while attempting to give a less detailed overview for the less involved perinatologist...
- Validation of the Doppler PR interval in the fetusDavid Rosenthal
Diagnostic Services Laboratory, Room 1751, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:1029-30. 2002
- Prenatal echocardiographic differential diagnosis of fetal cardiac tumorsQ C Zhou
Department of Ultrasonography, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, P R China
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 23:165-71. 2004..To present data on echocardiographic findings of fetal cardiac tumors and discuss their differential diagnoses...
- Congenital complete heart block: fetal management protocol, review of the literature, and report of the smallest successful pacemaker implantationMary T Donofrio
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical College of Virginia Hospital of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
J Perinatol 24:112-7. 2004..Early delivery should be considered if there is evidence of distress and/or deteriorating cardiac function...
- FETAL MAGNETOENCEPHALOGRAPHY AND EVOKED POTENTIALSCurtis Lowery; Fiscal Year: 2000..b>Fetal heart rate monitoring, though sensitive, lacks specificity and may often result in unnecessary premature deliveries...
- Iroquois Homeobox Transcription Factors in Heart Development and PhysiologyBENOIT GAETAN BRUNEAU; Fiscal Year: 2010..properties to specialized cardiac lineages, and thereby are involved in establishing important aspects of late fetal heart development and postnatal physiology...
- PREDICTING FETAL ACIDEMIA WITH INTRAPARTUM ELECTRONIC FETAL HEART RATE MONITORINGGeorge A Macones; Fiscal Year: 2010DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): Intrapartum electronic fetal heart rate monitoring (EFM) has become the most frequently used instrument in obstetrics in the United States, despite its classification as a "D" by the U.S...
- Spiral Electrode Sensor for Intrapartum Fetal OximetryJONAS POLOGE; Fiscal Year: 2003b>Fetal heart rate monitoring is intended to detect signs of fetal distress due to oxygen starvation of the fetus...
- Fetal and Neonatal Neurobehavior and Prenatal Antidepressant ExposureAmy L Salisbury; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will examine fetal neurobehavior at 28 and 36 weeks gestation using ultrasound observation and fetal heart rate monitoring...
- Spiral Electrode Sensor for Intrapartum Fetal OximetryJONAS POLOGE; Fiscal Year: 2006..b>Fetal heart rate monitoring is intended to detect signs of fetal distress due to oxygen starvation of the fetus...
- Perinatal Assessment of At-Risk PopulationsWILLIAM FIFER; Fiscal Year: 2007..Studies begin during gestation with measures of fetal heart rate and fetal movement and the coupling between movement and changes in heart rate...
- Role of Ca channels in congenital heart blockMohamed Boutjdir; Fiscal Year: 2007..have reproduced the clinical complete AV block in an animal model of CHB and in isolated Langendorff perfused fetal heart. These findings were correlated with maternal anti-Ro/La antibodies' inhibition of L-type (1c Ca channel...
- Fetal Coronary Vascular Responses to Long-term HypoxiaRAYMOND GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005Maintenance of an adequate coronary blood flow is critical to fetal heart development, as well as to normal development of the fetus itself...
- Fetal Reactivity and Maternal PsychopathologyEugene Emory; Fiscal Year: 2007..During labour, fetal heart rate will be monitored and umbilical cord blood will be assayed for cortisol...
- HEART RATE DURING TRANSITION TO EXTRAUTERINE LIFEM Verklan; Fiscal Year: 2001..The overriding objective in the companion application titled "Spectral and Nonlinear Analysis of the Fetal Heart Rate" is to identify any alterations of the power spectral density (PSD) during labor and delivery, and ..
- Maternal Hypoxia and Programming of Fetal HeartLubo Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2007The long-term goal of the project is to study the effect of prenatal hypoxia on fetal heart development and its lifelong pathophysiological consequences in the adult heart...