Tetralogia di Fallot: evoluzione del management medico-chirurgico (Parte prima).

Translated title of the contribution: Tetralogy of fallot: evolution of medical-surgical management (part 1)

C. Carlucci, A. Giamberti, M. Chessa, D. Negura, A. Frigiola, M. Carminati

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Despite Tetralogy of Fallot is a well-known cardiac congenital disease, still an important cardiovascular surgery and intensive care challenge. The following is a selective account of medical and surgical concepts and procedures; the emphasis is on therapeutic developments during the last 50 years. This review is divided into two parts: the first of which traces the evolution of medical and palliative techniques; the second part approaches the surgical corrections and try to explain the reinterventional causes and the residual defects responsible of cardiac failure.

Translated title of the contributionTetralogy of fallot: evolution of medical-surgical management (part 1)
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)183-188
Number of pages6
JournalPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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