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tetralogy of Fallot[tə′träl·ə·jē əv fa′lō]
A congenital abnormality of the heart consisting of pulmonary stenosis, defect of the interventricular septum, hypertrophy of the right ventricle, and overriding or dextroposition of the aorta. Also known as tetrad of Fallot.
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Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction using Contegra(r) conduit in Tetrology of Fallot
: single centre experience.
Tetrology of Fallot
followed by transposition of the great vessels were the commonest cyan- otic congenital heart lesions in our study.
Primary repair of tetrology of Fallot
in infants; Transatrial/transpulmonary or transventricular approach.
Material and Methods: All 15 cases of classic Tetrology of Fallot
(TOF) undergoing total correction by a single operator were studied for early post operative outcomes.
Similarly Tetrology of Fallots
is reportedly associated with gastric perforations .
Among the congenital heart diseases, 6 (8.3%) patients with cyanotic congenital heart diseases (like tetrology of fallots
and transposition of great arteries with ventricular septal defect) presented with stroke.