Case report discussion of management of pink tetralogy of Fallot in VACTERL association

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Bayushi Eka Putra
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3223-1108
Toto Wisnu Hendrarto

Abstract

Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) and VACTERL are considered rare entities requiring medical attention with regards to diagnosis and management. When TOF is associated with VACTERL association, case management might differ from a simple case of TOF.


Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is defined as a complex congenital cardiac abnormality characterized by ventricular septal defect, right outflow tract obstruction, right ventricular hypertrophy, and overriding aorta.1 The term was coined in 1888 by Fallot of Marseilles, even though the defect had been described in 1673 by Steno of Denmark. The entity was then studied extensively to deliver better care management through medical and surgical approaches.2

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Putra B, Hendrarto T. Case report discussion of management of pink tetralogy of Fallot in VACTERL association. PI [Internet]. 25Feb.2019 [cited 17Sep.2019];59(3):164-. Available from: https://paediatricaindonesiana.org/index.php/paediatrica-indonesiana/article/view/1912
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Bayushi Eka Putra, Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Universitas Indonesia Medical School/National Cardiovascular Centre Harapan Kita, Jakarta

Bayushi Eka Putra

Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia, National Heart Centre Harapan Kita, Jakarta, Indonesia

08111909868; ekaputra_bayushi@yahoo.com

Toto Wisnu Hendrarto, Subdivision of Perinatology, Department of Pediatric, Women and Children Hospital Harapan Kita, Jakarta

Toto Wisnu Hendarto

Subdivision of Perinatology, Department of Pediatrics, Women and Children Hospital Harapan Kita, Jakarta, Indonesia

Received 2018-08-07
Accepted 2019-02-25
Published 2019-02-25

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