International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022

Tetralogy of Fallot - A Case Report

Atufa Tahur [2] | Omera Begum [2] | Dr. Sujala Aakaram

Abstract: TOF is a cardiac abnormality consisting of a tetrad of heart defects (Ventricular Septal Defect, Pulmonary Stenosis, Overriding Aorta and Right Ventricular Hypertrophy).Various diagnostic test to confirm TOF includes chest x-ray, echocardiogram, ECG, pulse oximetry test, MRI, Cardiac catheterization. In this case the patient was reported with complains of sudden onset of shortness of breath (SOB) along with sweating since 1 year. The confirmatory test of TOF in this patient was ECG, 2D echo, CT-coronary angio. Post confirmation of TOF, the patient underwent an uneventful ICR (Intra Cardiac Repair) surgery and hence the overall QoL of patient has been improved.

Keywords: TOF, ICR, tetrad of heart defects, shortness of breath, sweating

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,

Pages: 393 - 397

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