Prosthetic valve in the pulmonary position, a late complication after total correction of tetralogy of fallot, a new controversial topic in cardiac surgery

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avatar Ramin Baghaee Tehrani 1 , * , avatar Kamal Raisi 1 , ** , avatar Alireza Rostami 1 , ***

Iran
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how to cite: Baghaee Tehrani R, Raisi K, Rostami A. Prosthetic valve in the pulmonary position, a late complication after total correction of tetralogy of fallot, a new controversial topic in cardiac surgery. Multidiscip Cardio Annal. 2008;2(2):e8711.

Abstract

Pulmonary regurgitation (PR) is the most important residual lesion remaining after repairing tetralogy of Fallot. Through a thorough review of the literature, we attempted to determine the Pathophysiology of chronic right ventricular volume load after tetralogy of Fallot repair .The risks , benefits, indications and timing of pulmonary valve replacement are controversies that we are going to pay attention to them in this article.

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