Tetralogy of Fallot is a condition in which a child is born with the following four different heart defects:
A baby who has tetralogy of Fallot needs surgery to repair the defects.
People who have had tetralogy of Fallot surgically repaired can usually do most normal activities. But competitive sports and strenuous exercise may need to be restricted. The person needs to be closely monitored by a doctor to detect and treat any problems right away.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Larry A. Latson, MD - Pediatric Cardiology|
|Current as of||March 12, 2014|
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