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Correspondence on "Tetralogy of Fallot: management of residual hemodynamic and electrophysiological abnormalities" by Zaidi
  1. Kenan Yalta1,
  2. Tulin Yalta2,
  3. Cihan Ozturk1
  1. 1 Cardiology, Trakya Universitesi, Edirne, Turkey
  2. 2 Pathology, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Professor Kenan Yalta, Cardiology, Trakya Universitesi, Edirne, Turkey; kyalta{at}gmail.com

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To the Editor In clinical practice, tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) has been a specific form of cyanotic congenital heart disease particularly requiring a lifelong follow-up.1 The recently published article by Zaidi has focused on residual abnormalities in the setting of repaired tetralogy of Fallot (r-TOF).1 In this context, functional tricuspid regurgitation (TR) and its management might also have important implications in patients with r-TOF requiring pulmonary valve replacement (PVR).

It is well known that functional TR might potentially follow a progressive course after cardiac surgeries performed for left-sided valvular …

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