Unnatural history of tetralogy of Fallot: prospective follow-up of 40 years after surgical correction.


BACKGROUND Prospective data on long-term survival and clinical outcome beyond 30 years after surgical correction of tetralogy of Fallot are nonexistent. METHODS AND RESULTS This longitudinal cohort study consists of the 144 patients with tetralogy of Fallot who underwent surgical repair at <15 years of age between 1968 and 1980 in our center. They are… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.009454


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