Tetralogy of Fallot

Robert D. Stewart, Constantine Mavroudis, Carl L. Backer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter covers the definition, morphology, and nomenclature of tetralogy of Fallot, then discusses the history of surgical management, presentation and diagnosis, medical management, surgical repair, palliative procedures, complete repair, results, and long-term complications. A section on special circumstances (tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve or with atrioventricular septal defect) is also included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiac Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
StatePublished - Feb 28 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Atrioventricular septal defect
  • Blalock-Taussig shunt
  • Congenital heart defect
  • Pulmonary atresia
  • Pulmonary valve replacement
  • TET spell
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Ventricular septal defect

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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