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Tetralogy of Fallot Repair in Developing Countries: International Quality Improvement Collaborative.

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Summary of "Tetralogy of Fallot Repair in Developing Countries: International Quality Improvement Collaborative."

Isolated reports from low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) for surgical results in Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) are available. The International Quality Improvement Collaborative for Congenital Heart Disease (IQIC) seeks to improve surgical results promoting reductions in infection and mortality in low and middle income countries.

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Name: The Annals of thoracic surgery
ISSN: 1552-6259
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