Fallot sentence example
- Cyanotic defects include truncus arteriosus, total anomalous pulmonary venous return, tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great arteries, tricuspid atresia, and pulmonary atresia.
- Nine to fourteen percent of cases of congenital cardiovascular defects in the United States are tetralogy of Fallot, which includes four defects.
- Infants born with DiGeorge sequence can have heart defects such as a malformed aortic arch and tetralogy of Fallot.
- For tetralogy of Fallot, tricuspid atresia, or pulmonary atresia, the shunt procedure creates a passage between blood vessels, sending blood into parts of the body that need it.
- Tetralogy of Fallot is a common syndrome of congenital heart defects.Advertisement
- Tetralogy of Fallot is a condition that is characterized by several congenital heart defects occurring at once.
- Researchers estimate that tetralogy of Fallot occurs in approximately one in every 2000 births.
- In the United States, almost 10 percent of congenital heart disease is tetralogy of Fallot.
- Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital defect with unknown causes.
- Babies with tetralogy of Fallot are blue at birth or cyanotic.Advertisement
- There is no known prevention for tetralogy of Fallot.
- Tetralogy of Fallot is a complex congenital malformation; however, open heart surgery is highly effective in correcting it.
- Open heart surgery to repair tetralogy of Fallot is usually performed in children between the ages of six months and two years.
- Children with severe tetralogy of Fallot will begin the process of surgical correction in infancy.
- Another heart defect that occurs in Down syndrome is called tetralogy of Fallot.Advertisement
- Tetralogy of Fallot consists of a hole in the heart, along with three other major heart defects.