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EDUCATIONAL SERIES IN CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: Tetralogy of Fallot: diagnosis to long-term follow-up.

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Summary of "EDUCATIONAL SERIES IN CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: Tetralogy of Fallot: diagnosis to long-term follow-up."

Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is the most common cyanotic congenital heart defect, affecting 3 in 10,000 live births. Surgical correction in early childhood is associated with good outcomes, but lifelong follow-up is necessary to identify the long-term sequelae that may occur. This article will cover the diagnosis of TOF in childhood, the objectives of surveillance through adulthood and the value of multi-modality imaging in identifying and guiding timely surgical and percutaneous interventions.

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Name: Echo research and practice
ISSN: 2055-0464
Pages: R9-R23

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