This series on “Pre-natal Diagnosis in Congenital Heart Defects” is edited by Antonio F. Corno, Research Professor, Houston Children’s Heart Institute, Memorial Hermann Children’s Hospital, University Texas Health, McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA.
The purpose of this series on “pre-natal diagnosis in congenital heart defects” is to collect and share with the readers of “Translational Pediatrics” the current state-of-the-art knowledge on the topic, with the updated information provided by the world experts in this matter.
Introduction to the series: pre- natal diagnosis in congenital heart defects
Placental abnormalities in congenital heart disease
The current state of prenatal detection of genetic conditions in congenital heart defects
MRI studies of brain size and growth in individuals with congenital heart disease
Fetal brain issues in congenital heart disease
Maternal hyperoxygenation in congenital heart disease
Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart defects: echocardiography
Counseling for fetal heart disease—current standards and best practice
Ethical issues after pre-natal diagnosis
Impacts of prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart diseases on outcomes
The series “Pre-natal Diagnosis in Congenital Heart Defects” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Pediatrics without any sponsorship or funding. Antonio F. Corno served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.