Work capacity and central hemodynamics thirteen to twenty-six years after repair of tetralogy of Fallot.


Exercise tests and cardiac catheterization were performed in 53 patients, 13 to 26 years after intracardiac repair of tetralogy of Fallot. At the time of repair, the median age was 7 years, and 60% of patients with cyanosis had had a previous palliative procedure. The right ventriculotomy was closed without a patch in 21 patients (40%), a patch restricted… (More)