Online Lecture

Fetal Venous System

This session will address the current role of ultrasound in evaluation of the fetal venous system. On completion of this session participants should be able to: (1) describe anatomy and embryology of the fetal venous system; (2) recognize a broad spectrum of congenital malformations affecting the fetal venous system and their impact on fetal hemodynamics; and (3) recognize association of venous anomalies with extracardiac malformations, chromosomal aberrations, and genetic syndrome.