Fetal Cardiac Screening

GUIDELINE FOR FETAL CARDIAC SCREENING

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4 Chamber Heart:
-Apex
-location: 45 degree to Left, size 1/3 of chest, situs
-valve :Mitral valve lower(towards Apex) than tricuspic valve
-moderator band on RT ventricle
-foramen ovale Dv to Lt Atrium
-ventricle and atria septa
-crux
-pulmonary vein (Lt atrium)

Outflow tracts:
(RVOT:Pulmonary artery, LVOT: Aorta)

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Arch:

-Aortic arch
-Ductal Arch

3 Vessel view:
Pulmonary > Aorta > SVC
Trachea on left of Aorta

Color Doppler and PW
Doppler
-fetal heart rate 120bpm-180bpm
“Arrhythmia” means your heartbeat is irregular.
It doesn’t necessarily mean your heart is beating too fast or too slow.
… It may feel like your heart skipped a beat, added a beat, is “fluttering,”
or
is beating too fast (which doctors call tachycardia)
or
too slow (called bradycardia)

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