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Vol 77, No 1 (2019)
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Published online: 2018-12-21
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Accepted: 2018-12-21
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Three-dimensional echocardiography in the assessment of ventricular function in children: pros, cons, and hopes

Halszka Kamińska, Bożena Werner
DOI: 10.5603/KP.a2018.0244
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Pubmed: 30575007
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Kardiol Pol 2019;77(1):12-17.

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Vol 77, No 1 (2019)
Reviews
Published online: 2018-12-21
Submitted: 2018-11-09
Accepted: 2018-12-21

Abstract

The accurate assessment of ventricular function is crucial in paediatric cardiology because its results affect the diagnosis and clinical management. Children with cardiovascular problems require frequent evaluation of ventricular function parameters; therefore, three-dimensional echocardiography may be the perfect modality to address that issue and a valuable supplement to cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. In the present article we review the literature in search of strengths and limitations of quantitative three-dimensional echocardiography for its clinical use in paediatric cardiology

Abstract

The accurate assessment of ventricular function is crucial in paediatric cardiology because its results affect the diagnosis and clinical management. Children with cardiovascular problems require frequent evaluation of ventricular function parameters; therefore, three-dimensional echocardiography may be the perfect modality to address that issue and a valuable supplement to cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. In the present article we review the literature in search of strengths and limitations of quantitative three-dimensional echocardiography for its clinical use in paediatric cardiology

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Keywords

cardiac magnetic resonance, children, left ventricular function, right ventricular function, three-dimensional echocardiography

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Title

Three-dimensional echocardiography in the assessment of ventricular function in children: pros, cons, and hopes

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 77, No 1 (2019)

Pages

12-17

Published online

2018-12-21

DOI

10.5603/KP.a2018.0244

Pubmed

30575007

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2019;77(1):12-17.

Keywords

cardiac magnetic resonance
children
left ventricular function
right ventricular function
three-dimensional echocardiography

Authors

Halszka Kamińska
Bożena Werner

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