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Will sleep apnea affect baby with tetralogy of fallot?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Probably so

Anything that will lower blood oxygen (like sleep apnea) can be harmful to unrepaired tetralogy of fallot patients.

In brief: Probably so

Anything that will lower blood oxygen (like sleep apnea) can be harmful to unrepaired tetralogy of fallot patients.
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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Adverse effects on the pulmonary circulation in obstructive sleep disordered breathing (SDB) may place children with heart lesions affecting the right ventricle at increased risk for morbidity and mortality
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