Echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be used to confirm congenital cardiovascular defects when suggested by the child's symptoms and physical exam results.
Fetal echocardiography is used to diagnose congenital cardiovascular defects in utero, usually after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Follow-up care includes two to three months of monitoring with chest x rays, electrocardiography, and echocardiography.
A definite diagnosis is made by x ray, electrocardiography (ECG), and echocardiography.
Fetal echocardiography is a specialized ultrasound of a baby's heart.