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Tetralogy Of Fallot

Tetralogy Of Fallot Causes

The known causes of this disease involve four defects in the heart. The condition starts if there were complications during fetal growth where in the abnormalities are ventricular septic defect, overriding aorta, right ventricular hyper trophy and pulmonary valve stenosis.

Tetralogy Of Fallot Definition

It is a congenital heart defect that originally has four anatomical components and also it is the most common cyanotic heart defect and most usual cause of blue baby syndrome.

Tetralogy Of Fallot Diagnosis

Chest x-ray Enchocardiography

Tetralogy Of Fallot Symptoms and Signs

Low blood oxygen saturation Heart murmur Eating difficulty Incapability to gain weight Growth retardation and physical development Dyspnea on exertion Fingers are clubbing, toes and polycythemia

Tetralogy Of Fallot Treatment

Immediate management of tet spells Palliative surgery Total surgical repair Intracardiac repair perfomed during the first year of life

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