TETRALOGY OF FALLOT

  • A child is taken to operation theatre for correction of right-to-left shunt in Tetralogy of Fallot. Ketamine is the anesthesia of choice in this child
  • Unequal division of the conus cordis resulting from anterior displacement of the conotruncal septum gives rise to Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tetralogy of Fallot's present with Central cyanosis with clubbing
  • A6 month old child with Tetralogy of Fallot develops cyanotic spell initiated by crying Isoprenaline is avoided
  • Tetralogy of fallot is characterized by VSD, Over-riding of aorta, Infundibular constriction & Right ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Tetralogy of Fallot is a cyanotic congenital heart disease
  • A child with tetralogy of fallot uses Squatting
  • JVP is normal in Tetralogy of Fallot 
  • Second Heart sound is single in Tetralogy of Fallot 
  • Ejection systolic murmur is third left intercostal space in Tetralogy of Fallot 
  • Clinical consequences in Tetralogy of Fallot depends on severity of subpulmonic stenosis 
  • Boot shaped heart is seen in Tetralogy of Fallot
  • 100% Oxygen is not effective in Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Oligemic lung fields , Boot shaped heart shadow & Right ventricular enlargement are features of chest radiography in Tetralogy of fallot
  • The overall heart size in tetralogy of Fallot is usually Normal or relatively small
  • In Tetralogy of Fallot 'Cour-en-Sabot' shape of the heart is seen
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