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Doppler Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Second Edition
edited by Dev Maulik

Doppler Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology has been expanded and comprehensively updated to present the current standards of practice in Doppler ultrasound and the most recent developments in the technology.

Doppler Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology includes:

  • Basic and physical principles of Doppler ultrasound
  • Use of Doppler for fetal examination
  • Doppler echocardiography of the fetal heart
  • Use of Doppler for postdated pregnancy and in cases of multiple gestation
  • More than 500 illustrations


  1. Doppler Sonography: A Brief History

  • Christian Andreas Doppler and the Doppler Theory
  • Vertification of Doppler's Theory
  • Technical Utilization of Doppler's Principle
  • Development of Spectral Doppler Ultrasonography
  • Development of Color Doppler
...and more

  1. Physical Principles of Doppler Ultrasonography

  • Propagation of Sound
  • Propagation Speed of Sound
  • Wavelength, Frequency, Pulse
  • Amplitude, Power, Intensity
  • Ultrasound and Piezoelectric Effect
...and more

  1. Spectral Doppler: Basic Principles and Instrumentation

  • Doppler Signal Processing
  • Doppler Spectral Analysis
  • Continuous-Wave Doppler Ultrasonography
  • Pulsed-Wave Doppler Ultrasonography
  • Artifacts of Spectral Doppler Sonography
...and more

  1. Spectral Doppler Sonography: Waveform Analysis and Hemodynamic Interpretation

  • Spectral Doppler Sonogram
  • Hemodynamic Information from Doppler Sonography
  • Doppler Flow Quantification
  • Doppler Waveform Analysis and Doppler Indices
  • Choice of Indices
...and more

  1. Venous Haemodynamics

  • Velocity Profile in Veins

  1. Sonographic Color Flow Mapping: Basic Principles

  • Principles of Doppler Color Flow Mapping
  • Instrumentation
  • Color Mapping
  • Formation of a Color Frame
  • Operational Consideration
...and more

  1. Three-Dimensional Color and Power Doppler Ultrasonography of the Fetal Cardiovascular System

  • Technical Background
  • Clinical Application

  1. Biological Safety of Diagnostic Sonography

  • Acoustic Output of Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Devices and Its Regulation
  • Mechanisms of Bioeffects
  • Thermal Effects
  • Mechanical Effects
...and more

  1. Fetal and Maternal Cariovascular Physiology

  • Uterine Circulation
  • Alterations in Uterine Blood Flow
  • Fetal Circulation

  1. Umbilical Doppler Velocimetry: Normative Data and Diagnostic Efficacy

  • Doppler Interrogation of the Umbilical Artery
  • Doppler Display and Archiving
  • Descriptor Indices of the Umbilical Arterial
  • Doppler Waveform
  • Site of Doppler Interrogation
...and more

  1. Fetal Descending Aorta

  • Fetal Aortic Doppler Velocimetry
  • Fetal Aortic Flow in Umcomplicated Pregnancies
  • Intrinsic Influences on Fetal Aortic Flow and Flow Indices
  • Fetal Aortic Blood Flow During Labor
  • Pathophysiologic Changes of Fetal Aortic
...and more

  1. Intrauterine Blood Flow and Postnatal Development

  • Background
  • Postnatal Implications of Abnormal Fetal Blood Flow
  • The Malmö-Lund Study

  1. Cerebral and Umbilical Doppler in the Prediction of Fetal Outcome

  • Fetal Cerebral Flow Adaptation to Hypoxia Examination Technique
  • Cerebral Hemodynamics and Doppler Indices
  • Cerebral Circulation in Normal Pregnancy
  • Clinical Significance of Cerebral and Cerebral/Umbilical Indices
  • Cerebral Resistance Index, Flow Redistribution Ratio (C/U), and Hypoxic Index in Specific Human Pathologies
...and more

  1. Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity Waveforms: Clinical Application

  • Which Is the Cerebral Vessel to Assess in the Fetus?
  • Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity Waveforms in the IUGR Fetus
  • Prediction of Fetal Hematocrit

  1. Pulsed Doppler Ultrasonography of the Human Fetal Renal Artery

  • Doppler Principles and Hints
  • Clinical Application: Fetal Renal Artery
  • Doppler Assessment

Chapters 16-40


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Doppler Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Second Edition
edited by Dev Maulik

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