When 'blue babies' grow up: What you need to know about tetralogy of Fallot.

Journal Article (Review)

Most babies born with tetralogy of Fallot undergo corrective surgery and survive to adulthood. However, as they get older they are prone to a number of long-term problems, and they often do not receive expert-level follow-up care. This review of the adult complications of tetralogy of Fallot should help primary care practitioners identify these patients, make appropriate and timely referrals, and educate patients and their families.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Fox, D; Devendra, GP; Hart, SA; Krasuski, RA

Published Date

  • November 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 77 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 821 - 828

PubMed ID

  • 21048055

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1939-2869

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0891-1150

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3949/ccjm.77a.09172

Language

  • eng