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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Left ventricular longitudinal function predicts life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia and death in adults with repaired tetralogy of fallot. Circulation 2012;125:2440-6.
Tetralogy of Fallot is estimated to occur in as many as 1 in 3600 live births, making it the most common cyanotic congenital heart disease [3].
Bradley et al., "Late risk of outcomes for adults with repaired tetralogy of Fallot from an inception cohort spanning four decades," European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, vol.
Tetralogy of Fallot is the most common congenital lesion that occurs in 3 out of 10,000 live births13.
KEYWORDS: Late repair, Operative mortality, Tetralogy of Fallot.
Comparisons were conducted in the ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, tetralogy of Fallot, and overall cardiovascular malformations subgroups because they consisted of relatively large sample sizes.
(3) Typically, no additional comorbidities are found; our case was slightly complicated by the presence of tetralogy of Fallot, which necessitated the use of cardiac anesthesia and a preoperative cardiac evaluation.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Tetralogy Of Fallot Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2016" provides an overview of Tetralogy Of Fallot clinical trials scenario.
She was diagnosed with tetralogy of fallot, a form of heart disease which can affect babies born months before their due dates.