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ASEAN Heart Journal

April 2014, 22:11

First online: 21 May 2014

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Complementary Use of Imaging modalities in Diagnosis of Complex Congenital Heart Disease

Jose Donato A. Magno M.D.,1 Romeo J. Santos M.D.,1 Edwin S. Tucay M.D.,1 Vianelly Berwyn F. Flores M.D.,1 Ronald E. Cuyco M.D.1
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Congenital heart disease (CHD) affects almost one in 100 newborn babies worldwide (Hoffman). The continuous advances and availability of noninvasive cardiac imaging has revolutionised the management of these cases, allowing various methods to complement one another. To have a better understanding of the varied and oftencomplex cardiac and extra-cardiac anatomy in patients with CHD, additional imaging may be required as a supplement to more traditional firstline modalities such as echocardiography (ECHO).


Congenital Heart Disease - Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Image - DiGeorge Syndrome - Fast Heart Rate - Echocardiographic Diagnosis

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About this Article

Complementary Use of Imaging modalities in Diagnosis of Complex Congenital Heart Disease

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Journal >> 22:1

Online Date
21 November 2019


Online ISSN

ASEAN Federation of Cardiology

Additional Links Cardiology

Congenital Heart Disease
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Image
DiGeorge Syndrome
Fast Heart Rate
Echocardiographic Diagnosis

Author Affiliations
1. School of Women and Children’s Health, Royal Hospital for Women, University of New South Wales, 2052, Sydney, Australia
2. Radiologist, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom
3. Paediatric Cardiologist, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Correspondence to:
Dave R Listijono,