Chapter 41. Tetralogy of Fallot

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch41

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Tetralogy of Fallot, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch41

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • right-to-left shunts;
  • tetralogy of Fallot;
  • right ventricular outflow tract;
  • pulmonary valve and annulus;
  • main and branch pulmonary arteries;
  • ventricular septal defect;
  • cyanotic toddler - likely to have tetralogy of Fallot;
  • fetal development - severe hypoplasia of pulmonary artery;
  • ventricular septal defect and standard techniques

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References