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VOLUME 6 , ISSUE 2 ( July-December, 2018 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Experience with Tetralogy of Fallot Patients in a Tertiary Care Teaching Institute of North India

Rajarajan Ganesan, Avneet Singh, Rupesh Kumar, Indranil Biswas, Mandeep Kumar, Imran Bhat, Banashree Mandal

Keywords : Echocardiography, Innominate vein, Tetralogy of fallot

Citation Information : Ganesan R, Singh A, Kumar R, Biswas I, Kumar M, Bhat I, Mandal B. Experience with Tetralogy of Fallot Patients in a Tertiary Care Teaching Institute of North India. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2018; 6 (2):51-56.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10034-1090

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Tetralogy of fallot (TOF) is the most common cyanotic congenital heart disease. Anatomical variations occurring in these patients often contribute to postoperative morbidity and affect the long term outcome. However, there is limited literature discussing the perioperative imaging and management of these variations. In this review, we highlight the common anatomical variations we encountered at our institute during routine perioperative echocardiography. Discussion of these with the operating team helped us in improving the surgical outcome.


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