Pathway for the Evaluation/Treatment of Newborn with Single Ventricle

Screening Echo Protocol

Summary

  1. Status of atrial communication
  2. Degree of tricuspid regurgitation
  3. Neo-aortic stenosis
  4. Degree of neo-AI
  5. Aortic arch obstruction
  6. BT shunt and branch PA’s
  7. RV systolic function
  8. Pleural or pericardial effusion

If there are any concerns, compare to prior studies.

Atria

Tricuspid Valve

Right Ventricle

Aortic Valve

Aorta and Arch

Pulmonary Arteries

Pericardium

Presence of effusion and size