Greggory R. DeVore, M.D


Director of the Fetal Diagnostic Centers


Clinical Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Los Angeles, California

Development of fetalHQ

Medical Publications by Dr. DeVore

That Provided the Basis for


1: DeVore GR, Afshar Y, Harake D, Satou G, Sklansky M. Speckle-Tracking Analysis in Fetuses With Tetralogy of Fallot: Evaluation of Right and Left Ventricular Contractility and Left Ventricular Function. J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Dec;41(12):2955-2964. doi: 10.1002/jum.15987. Epub 2022 Apr 9. PMID: 35397130.



2: DeVore GR, Klas B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Measuring the Area of the Interventricular Septum in the 4-Chamber View: A New Technique to Evaluate the Fetus at Risk for Septal Hypertrophy. J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Dec;41(12):2939-2953. doi: 10.1002/jum.15980. Epub 2022 Mar 19. PMID: 35305032.



3: DeVore GR, Klas B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Speckle Tracking Analysis to Evaluate the Size, Shape, and Function of the Atrial Chambers in Normal Fetuses at 20-40 Weeks of Gestation. J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Aug;41(8):2041-2057. doi: 10.1002/jum.15888. Epub 2021 Nov 26. PMID: 34825711.



4: DeVore GR, Cuneo B, Sklansky M, Satou G. Abnormalities of the Width of the Four-Chamber View and the Area, Length, and Width of the Ventricles to Identify Fetuses at High-Risk for D-Transposition of the Great Arteries and Tetralogy of Fallot. J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Jul 13. doi: 10.1002/jum.16060. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35822424.



5: DeVore GR, Satou GM, Afshar Y, Harake D, Sklansky M. Evaluation of Fetal Cardiac Size and Shape: A New Screening Tool to Identify Fetuses at Risk for Tetralogy of Fallot. J Ultrasound Med. 2021 Dec;40(12):2537-2548. doi: 10.1002/jum.15639. Epub 2021 Jan 27. PMID: 33502041.



6: DeVore GR, Satou G, Sklansky M. Comparing the Non-Quiver and Quiver Techniques for Identification of the Endocardial Borders Used for Speckle- Tracking Analysis of the Ventricles of the Fetal Heart. J Ultrasound Med. 2021 Sep;40(9):1955-1961. doi: 10.1002/jum.15561. Epub 2020 Nov 11. PMID: 33174649.



7: DeVore GR, Portella PP, Andrade EH, Yeo L, Romero R. Cardiac Measurements of Size and Shape in Fetuses With Absent or Reversed End-Diastolic Velocity of the Umbilical Artery and Perinatal Survival and Severe Growth Restriction Before 34 Weeks' Gestation. J Ultrasound Med. 2021 Aug;40(8):1543-1554. doi: 10.1002/jum.15532. Epub 2020 Oct 30. PMID: 33124711; PMCID: PMC8532524.



8: DeVore GR, Haxel C, Satou G, Sklansky M, Pelka MJ, Jone PN, Cuneo BF. Improved detection of coarctation of the aorta using speckle-tracking analysis of fetal heart on last examination prior to delivery. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Feb;57(2):282-291. doi: 10.1002/uog.21989. PMID: 32022339.



9: DeVore GR, Jone PN, Satou G, Sklansky M, Cuneo BF. Aortic Coarctation: A Comprehensive Analysis of Shape, Size, and Contractility of the Fetal Heart. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2020;47(5):429-439. doi: 10.1159/000500022. Epub 2019 May 27. PMID: 31132773.



10: DeVore GR, Satou G, Sklansky M. Using speckle-tracking echocardiography to assess fetal myocardial deformation: are we there yet? Yes we are! Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Nov;54(5):703-704. doi: 10.1002/uog.21876. PMID: 31688995.



11: DeVore GR, Gumina DL, Hobbins JC. Assessment of ventricular contractility in fetuses with an estimated fetal weight less than the tenth centile. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Nov;221(5):498.e1-498.e22. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.05.042. Epub 2019 May 30. PMID: 31153929.



12: DeVore GR, Klas B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Evaluation of Fetal Left Ventricular Size and Function Using Speckle-Tracking and the Simpson Rule. J Ultrasound Med. 2019 May;38(5):1209-1221. doi: 10.1002/jum.14799. Epub 2018 Sep 23. PMID: 30244474.



13: DeVore GR, Klas B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Speckle Tracking of the Basal Lateral and Septal Wall Annular Plane Systolic Excursion of the Right and Left Ventricles of the Fetal Heart. J Ultrasound Med. 2019 May;38(5):1309-1318. doi: 10.1002/jum.14811. Epub 2018 Sep 12. PMID: 30208238.



14: DeVore GR, Cuneo B, Klas B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Comprehensive Evaluation of Fetal Cardiac Ventricular Widths and Ratios Using a 24-Segment Speckle Tracking Technique. J Ultrasound Med. 2019 Apr;38(4):1039-1047. doi: 10.1002/jum.14792. Epub 2018 Oct 2. PMID: 30280404.



15: DeVore GR. Equations for the Right-to-Left Ventricular Ratio and Right and Left Ventricular Widths Do Not Match the Corresponding Tables. J Ultrasound Med. 2019 Feb;38(2):553-554. doi: 10.1002/jum.14702. Epub 2018 Jul 19. PMID: 30027619.



16: DeVore GR, Klas B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Quantitative evaluation of fetal right and left ventricular fractional area change using speckle-tracking technology. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Feb;53(2):219-228. doi: 10.1002/uog.19048. PMID: 29536575.



17: DeVore GR, Zaretsky M, Gumina DL, Hobbins JC. Right and left ventricular 24-segment sphericity index is abnormal in small-for-gestational-age fetuses. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Aug;52(2):243-249. doi: 10.1002/uog.18820. PMID: 28745414.



18: DeVore GR, Klas B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Longitudinal Annular Systolic Displacement Compared to Global Strain in Normal Fetal Hearts and Those With Cardiac Abnormalities. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 May;37(5):1159-1171. doi: 10.1002/jum.14454. Epub 2017 Oct 31. PMID: 29086430.



19: DeVore GR, Klas B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Twenty-four Segment Transverse Ventricular Fractional Shortening: A New Technique to Evaluate Fetal Cardiac Function. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 May;37(5):1129-1141. doi: 10.1002/jum.14455. Epub 2017 Oct 25. PMID: 29068072.



20: DeVore GR, Klas B, Satou G, Sklansky M. 24-segment sphericity index: a new technique to evaluate fetal cardiac diastolic shape. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2018 May;51(5):650-658. doi: 10.1002/uog.17505. PMID: 28437575.



21: DeVore GR, Klas B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Evaluation of the right and left ventricles: An integrated approach measuring the area, length, and width of the chambers in normal fetuses. Prenat Diagn. 2017 Dec;37(12):1203-1212. doi: 10.1002/pd.5166. Epub 2017 Nov 10. PMID: 29023931.



22: DeVore GR, Satou G, Sklansky M. Abnormal Fetal Findings Associated With a Global Sphericity Index of the 4-Chamber View Below the 5th Centile. J Ultrasound Med. 2017 Nov;36(11):2309-2318. doi: 10.1002/jum.14261. Epub 2017 May 30. PMID: 28556937.



23: DeVore GR, Satou G, Sklansky M. Area of the fetal heart's four-chamber view: a practical screening tool to improve detection of cardiac abnormalities in a low-risk population. Prenat Diagn. 2017 Feb;37(2):151-155. doi: 10.1002/pd.4980. Epub 2017 Jan 24. PMID: 27943393.



24: DeVore GR, Tabsh K, Polanco B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Fetal Heart Size: A Comparison Between the Point-to-Point Trace and Automated Ellipse Methods Between 20 and 40 Weeks' Gestation. J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Dec;35(12):2543-2562. doi: 10.7863/ultra.16.02019. Epub 2016 Oct 13. PMID: 27738291.



25: DeVore GR, Polanco B, Satou G, Sklansky M. Two-Dimensional Speckle Tracking of the Fetal Heart: A Practical Step-by-Step Approach for the Fetal Sonologist. J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Aug;35(8):1765-81. doi: 10.7863/ultra.15.08060. Epub 2016 Jun 27. PMID: 27353066.



26: Lee W, Mack LM, Miremadi R, Furtun BY, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, DeVore GR. Cardiac Size, Shape, and Ventricular Contractility in Fetuses at Sea Level With an Estimated Weight Less-than 10th Centile. J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Nov;41(11):2703-2714. doi: 10.1002/jum.15954. Epub 2022 Feb 10. PMID: 35142391; PMCID: PMC9363529.



27: Anuwutnavin S, Russameecharoen K, Ruangvutilert P, Viboonchard S, Sklansky M, DeVore GR. Assessment of the Size and Shape of the 4-Chamber View and the Right and Left Ventricles Using Fetal Speckle Tracking in Normal Fetuses at 17-24 Gestational Weeks. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2022;49(1-2):41-51. doi: 10.1159/000521378. Epub 2021 Dec 10. PMID: 34915477.



28: Harbison AL, Pruetz JD, Ma S, Sklansky MS, Chmait RH, DeVore GR. Evaluation of cardiac function in the recipient twin in successfully treated twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome using a novel fetal speckle-tracking analysis. Prenat Diagn. 2021 Jan;41(1):136-144. doi: 10.1002/pd.5835. Epub 2020 Nov 23. PMID: 33015877.



29: Hobbins JC, Gumina DL, Zaretsky MV, Driver C, Wilcox A, DeVore GR. Size and shape of the four-chamber view of the fetal heart in fetuses with an estimated fetal weight less than the tenth centile. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Nov;221(5):495.e1-495.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.06.008. Epub 2019 Jun 14. PMID: 31207236.