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Investigations in pregnancy 

Investigations in pregnancy
Investigations in pregnancy

Dawn L. Adamson

, Mandish K. Dhanjal

, and Catherine Nelson-Piercy

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date: 29 January 2022

Introduction 22

General bedside/clinic investigations 24

Non-invasive cardiac investigations 31

Exercise tolerance testing (ETT) 32

Echocardiography 35

Dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) 43

Trans-oesophageal echocardiography 44

Radiological investigations 46

Chest x-ray 47

CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) 48

Radionuclide investigations 49

Myocardial perfusion imaging 50

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) ...

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