Pediatric Doppler echocardiography 1987: Major advances in technology

Frederick S. Sherman, David J. Sahn

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The major advances in the capabilities of pediatric cardiologists to evaluate the heart by ultrasound that have occurred in the last 5 years have been reviewed. In addition to the new Doppler methods, the evolution of higher resolution echo techniques have provided a comprehensive means of evaluating the heart noninvasively. This information has relegated catheterization to a more therapeutic arena, 19 leaving ultrasound as the major diagnostic technique for evaluation of congenital heart disease, both before and after birth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)333-342
Number of pages10
JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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