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A new epoch in assessing fetal heart condition

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Assessment of fetal cardiac function is one of the essential components of fetal echocardiography. Functional impairment is associated with a high risk of adverse perinatal outcomes and even antenatal death. Prenatal detection of hemodynamics changes requires immediate prenatal actions to identify the causes and eliminate the consequences that may require conservative treatment, intrauterine surgical treatment, and early delivery in perinatal centers.

About the Authors

V. I. Tsibizova
Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Health Ministry of Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Valentina I. Tsibizova – MD, Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Research Laboratory of Operative Gynecology, Institute of Perinatology and Pediatrics; Physician, Department of Functional and Ultrasound Diagnostics

2 Akkuratova Str., Saint Petersburg 197341

I. I. Averkin
Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Health Ministry of Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Igor I. Averkin – MD, Pediatric Cardiologist, Department of Pediatric Cardiology

2 Akkuratova Str., Saint Petersburg 197341

V. O. Bitsadze
Sechenov University
Russian Federation

Viktoria O. Bitsadze – MD, Dr Sci Med, Professor of RAS, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Filatov Clinical Institute of Children’s Health

Scopus Author ID: 6506003478. Researcher ID: F-8409-2017.

2 bldg. 4, Bolshaya Pirogovskaya Str., Moscow 119991


A. V. Kozlenok
Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Health Ministry of Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Andrey V. Kozlenok – MD, PhD, Head of the Research Institute of Physiology of Blood Circulation

2 Akkuratova Str., Saint Petersburg 197341

E. V. Grekhov
Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Health Ministry of Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Evgeny V. Grekhov – MD, PhD, Cardiovascular Surgeon, Head of the Research Group for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery; Senior Researcher, Research Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Children, Scientific Director of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery for Children

2 Akkuratova Str., Saint Petersburg 197341

T. M. Pervunina
Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Health Ministry of Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Tatiana М. Pervunina – MD, Dr Sci Med, Director of the Institute of Perinatology and Pediatrics

2 Akkuratova Str., Saint Petersburg 197341

K. V. Petrov
Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Health Ministry of Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Konstantin V. Petrov – MD, Head of the Department of Ultrasound and Functional Diagnostics

2 Akkuratova Str., Saint Petersburg 197341

D. O. Saprykina
Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Health Ministry of Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Daria O. Saprykina – MD, Obstetrician-Gynecologist

2 Akkuratova Str., Saint Petersburg 197341

D. V. Blinov
Institute for Preventive and Social Medicine; Lapino Clinical Hospital, GC «Mother and Child»
Russian Federation

Dmitry V. Blinov – MD, PhD, MBA, Head of Medical and Scientific Affairs, Institute for Preventive and Social Medicine; Neurologist, Lapino Clinical Hospital, GC «Mother and Child»,

Scopus Author ID: 6701744871. Researcher ID: E-8906-2017. RSCI: 9779-8290.

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For citations:

Tsibizova V.I., Averkin I.I., Bitsadze V.O., Kozlenok A.V., Grekhov E.V., Pervunina T.M., Petrov K.V., Saprykina D.O., Blinov D.V. A new epoch in assessing fetal heart condition. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction. 2021;15(2):208-217.

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