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Fetal Cardiology: Congenital Heart Disease of the Right Heart

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Course Details

Credit/contact hours: 1.0
Estimated time to complete: 60 Minutes
Publication Date: March 14, 2019
Expiration date: March 14, 2025
Reviewed: March 13, 2022


CHD of the right heart includes pulmonary valve stenosis, pulmonary atresia, truncus arteriosus, and transposition of the great vessels. In this lesson, you will evaluate these common congenital right heart lesions and learn keys to aid in the diagnosis.

Note: This course is eligible for ACPE credit.

You Will Learn

  • Evaluate the key right heart congenital heart lesions commonly seen
  • List some of the diagnostic criteria as well as specific keys to aid in the diagnosis
  • Review classic echo images and standard views for each specific lesion
  • Discuss incidence and prognostic predictors based on fetal echocardiographic findings

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.The course will open in a new tab - to exit the course, simply close that tab.

Jeffrey Vergales, MD

Dr. Vergales is a pediatric cardiologist who holds a clinical and academic appointment at the University of Virginia. He attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and residency in Pediatrics at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. He returned to Charlottesville for cardiology fellowship before taking clinical appointment on faculty as a non-invasive cardiologist.

DISCLOSURE: This individual reports no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.

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