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Table 1 Head ultrasound findings, fetal hemodynamic parameters and placental abnormalities.

From: MRI reveals increased superior vena caval blood flow in human fetuses with congenital heart disease, abnormal placental pathology and neonatal brain white matter changes

  CHD Abnormal Brain CHD Normal Brain Normal
EBW z-score -0.53 ± 0.23 (n=18) -0.27 ± 0.17 (n=26) 0.12 ± 0.14 (n=40)
SVC Flow (ml/min/kg) 166.9 ± 16.86 (n=18) 142.5 ± 8.08 (n=26) 136.1 ± 5.38 (n=40)
MCA PI 1.75 ± 0.1 (n=18) 1.74 ± 0.1 (n=25) 1.63 ± 0.05 (n=40)
Placental Abnormalities (%) 81.3 59.1 N/A
  1. CHD: Congenital heart disease; EBW: Estimated brain weight; SVC: Superior vena cava; MCA PI: Middle cerebral artery pulsatility index