March 21, 2022

Fetal Echocardiograms: Detailed Ultrasounds of the Fetal Heart. Episode #87

Fetal Echocardiograms: Detailed Ultrasounds of the Fetal Heart. Episode #87

The fetal echocardiogram is a targeted ultrasound that is used to examine the fetal heart in more detail than a standard anatomy ultrasound.  This test is typically performed after the 18th week of gestation by a highly trained sonographer and is...


The fetal echocardiogram is a targeted ultrasound that is used to examine the fetal heart in more detail than a standard anatomy ultrasound.  This test is typically performed after the 18th week of gestation by a highly trained sonographer and is do in addition to a routine anatomy ultrasound. This test can be utilized to determine the structure and the function of the fetal heart and gives a better imaging of any inconclusive or insufficient readings on a standard test.

This episode explores the benefits of fetal echos and who needs them and why.

 

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