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Tetralogy of fallot signs

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
VSD-overriding aorta: Tetralogy of fallot is a congenital heart anomaly consisting of ventricular septal defect, right ventricular hypertrophy, pulmonary stenosis and aorti... Read More
Dr. David Malpass
Pediatric Cardiology 33 years experience
TOF: A type of congenital (present at birth) heart disease that usually causes cyanosis (blue baby). It is characterized by a large hole in the heart (vsd)... Read More
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
TOF: Tetrology of Fallot is a congenital heart defect consisting of defect in the wall between the ventricles, stenosis of the pulmonary artery, enlargemen... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatric Cardiology 38 years experience
In some families: In some families, there are genetic factors that affect the development of various conotruncal heart defects, which includes tetralogy of fallot. One ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends on variables: Most cases of complex congenital heart disease happen in a sporadic manner. The general risk of a parent with a chd having a child in these sporadic f... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Blue episodes.: Tetralogy of fallot is a complex congenital cardiac anomaly (5-10% of cardiac anomalies) that can lead to hypoxia (blue infant) and requires correctiv... Read More
Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatric Cardiology 38 years experience
Heart surgery: This is a congenital heart defect knows at "tetralogy" because the initial description discussed four findings: 1) ventricular septal defect, 2) overr... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatric Cardiology 38 years experience
Congenital heart dis: This is a congenital heart defect knows at "tetralogy" because the initial description discussed four findings: 1) ventricular septal defect, 2) overr... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Surgery,: Corrective intracardiac (lillehi) surgery usually takes place during the first year of life and should restore normal anatomy. 20-year estimated surv... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
TETRALOGY OF FALLOT: Aside from the history and clicical findings, chest x-ray will show a boot shaped heart. Ekg shows right ventricular and right atrial hypertrophy... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Complex gene impact: Heart defects develop from multiple genetic and non gene factors.They are not inherited directly like eye color or blood type. The general risk ~.5% w... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Not typically.: Most cases are isolated and sporadic. It accounts for 5-10% of all congenital heart defects. 15% of tof cases are part of known genetic syndromes (dow... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 31 years experience
We don't know: In most cases tetralogy of fallot is thought to be "multifactorial", meaning that there are possibly genes, and also environmental factors which might... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 13 years experience
TOF: Tof is a condition where there is a vsd (hole between bottom two pumping chambers or ventricle), a displaced aorta, right ventricular hypertrophy and ... Read More

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