[Long-term results of palliative operations and complete cure of tetralogy of Fallot].

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714 cases of Fallot's tetralogy have been encountered over the last thirty years. A closed heart operation was undertaken in 472 patients. The mean age at operation was 5,1 years. In 87% of cases, a Blalock-Taussig anastomosis was carried out. The operative mortality was of the order of 3%. The operative risk was almost three times as large before the age… (More)

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@article{Corone1977LongtermRO, title={[Long-term results of palliative operations and complete cure of tetralogy of Fallot].}, author={Pierre Corone and C Pauly-Laubry and Florent Gu{\'e}rin and Jean-Philippe Pernot and Pierre Vernant and Jean Claude Beer and Philippe Talon}, journal={Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux}, year={1977}, volume={70 9}, pages={893-9} }