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Cerebrovascular events in young adults after surgical repair of tetralogy of Fallot

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 April 2005

Clara K. Chow
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
David Amos
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
David S. Celermajer
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Abstract

Increasing numbers of children who have undergone intracardiac repair of tetralogy of Fallot have survived to adulthood, but often have residual haemodynamic and/or electrical abnormalities. We report the unusual observation of 4 instances of cerebrovascular accidents in young adults subsequent to surgical repair of tetralogy of Fallot.

Type
Original Article
Copyright
© 2005 Cambridge University Press

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