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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. 1Cardiology, Trakya Universitesi, Edirne, Turkey
  2. 2Pathology, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Professor Kenan Yalta, Cardiology, Trakya Universitesi, Edirne, Turkey; kyalta{at}

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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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