Chapter 43. Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve

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

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch43

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 with Absent Pulmonary Valve, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch43

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:

  • tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve;
  • pulmonary valves - vestigial fibrous remnants of valve tissue attached to annulus;
  • large aortopulmonary arterial collaterals (MAPCAs);
  • pulmonary arteries - anomaly, main trunk massive dilatation;
  • associated chromosomal and extra cardiac defects;
  • postoperative survival good;
  • tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve;
  • severely affected patients - neonates or very young infants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References