Prenatal Testing May Predict Pulmonary Hypertension in Newborns | Echocardiogram in Pregnancy Helps Assess Baby’s Heart Function

When done during pregnancy, an echocardiogram — a noninvasive measurement of heart function that uses sound waves — may help doctors predict pulmonary hypertension in newborns, a study in China suggests. An echocardiogram can show how well the heart’s right ventricle, one of its bottom pumping chambers, will push blood through to the lungs without …

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