Drago Rakię, Stojan Polię, Ivo Bo¾ię, Zvonko Rumboldt, Dinko Mirię,
A contribution of echocardiography to cardiological
diagnostics: congenital heart diseases (part I)
During a fifteen-year activity of Echocardiographic laboratory of Division
of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine Clinical Hospital Split,
more than 25 000 adults patients have been echocardiographically examined.
Significance of echocardiography in diagnostics of congenital and acquired
heart diseases in shown in the part I and part II respectively through
presentation of typical echocardiographic findings by one-dimensional,
two-dimensional and Doppler techniques. The interrelationship of diferent
echocardiographic imaging is emphasized, since irrespective of the fact
that each shows its own Ņheart diseasesÓ, and more than others, it may
also be complementary to the others. The role of transoesophageal and color-Doppler
echocardiography in diagnostics of congenital and aquired heart diseases
Key words: echocardiography, congenital heart disease.