tetralogy of Fallot


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tetralogy of Fallot

[tə′träl·ə·jē əv fa′lō]
(medicine)
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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Tetralogy of Fallot with and without pulmonary atresia.
Rationale and design of the Canadian outcomes registry late after tetralogy of Fallot repair: the correlate study.
Improvement of heart failure after intracardiac operation for tetralogy of Fallot by transcatheter embolization of major aortopulmonary collateral arteries].
Preoperative evaluation with magnetic resonance imaging in tetralogy of fallot and pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect.
Keywords: Echocardiography, Tetralogy of Fallot, Myocardial performance index, Children.
low dose sequential combined spinal epidural anesthesia for cesarean section in patient with uncorrected tetralogy of fallot.
Patients with tetralogy of Fallot and Fontan had the highest mortality with median survival time of 51 years and 31 years, respectively.
We were still hoping that the fetal cardiologist would tell us that James didn't have tetralogy of fallot and that it was something less serious.
Her main area of interest is a disease called Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare condition caused by a combination of four heart defects that are present at birth and that affect the structure of the heart, causing oxygen-poor blood to flow out of the heart and into the body.
1, 3] This anomaly is seen relatively often with congenital malformations such as complete transposition of the great arteries and tetralogy of Fallot.