Echocardiographic evaluation of the fetus with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation.

  title={Echocardiographic evaluation of the fetus with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation.},
  author={William T. Mahle and Jack Rychik and Zhi Yun Tian and M Cohen and Lori J. Howell and Timothy M. Crombleholme and Alan W. Flake and N. Scott Adzick},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  volume={16 7},
OBJECTIVES The development of nonimmune hydrops is a known complication of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) in the fetus. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of CCAM on hemodynamics in the fetus and to determine whether cardiac dysfunction contributes to the development of hydrops in this patient population. METHODS The echocardiographic data from 41 consecutive fetuses diagnosed prenatally with CCAM were reviewed. The presence or absence of hydrops was noted… CONTINUE READING


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