Fetal Cardiology: Congenital Heart Disease of the Right Heart

Authors: Jeffrey Vergales, MD
Credit/contact hours: 1.0
Estimated time to complete: 60 Minutes
Publication Date: March 14, 2019
Expiration date: March 14, 2025



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 the tab.