Repaired tetralogy of Fallot

Case contributed by Dr Vincent Tatco


Known case of tetralogy of Fallot. Status-post total corrective surgery.

Patient Data

Age: 10
Gender: Female

There is cardiomegaly with dilatated right atrium and right ventricle.

The ventricular septal defect patch is intact. 

Prominent right ventricular outflow tract with patent conduit although with mild narrowing just prior to the bifurcation into the right and left pulmonary artery is demonstrated.

Right-sided aortic arch gives off three main branches namely left innominate artery, right common carotid and right subclavian artery. No evidence of coarctation or abnormal dilatation is identified. 

Retroaortic left brachiocephalic vein is noted.

Surgical metallic clips and sternotomy wires are seen.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates the post-surgical changes in a repaired tetralogy of Fallot patient.

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Case information

rID: 43869
Published: 27th Mar 2016
Last edited: 21st Mar 2017
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