Monday, 22 December 2014

Advanced Treatment for Tetralogy of Fallot

Tetralogy of Fallot :

Tetralogy of Fallot is a serious condition brought about by the combination of four heart problems that happened during childbirth. These abnormalities, which influence the structure of the heart, cause oxygen-poor blood to stream out of the heart and into other parts of the body. Babies and kids with tetralogy of Fallot generally have blue-colored skin since their blood doesn't convey enough oxygen.

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Tetralogy of Fallot combines four main diseases. They are :

  • Large hole in the heart which is known as Ventricular Septal Defect.
  • Thick right ventricle valve,which effects the pumping.
  • Extremely large aorta.
  • Narrowed pulmonary artery which is known as Pulmonary Stenosis.

Symptoms of Tetralogy of Fallot:

The Symptoms of Tetralogy of Fallot will vary according to the extent of the blood flow obstruction from the right ventricle into the lungs. Symptoms include :

  • Changing of the skin colour in to blue due to the flow of blood with low oxygen content which is known as cyanosis.
  • Breathing shortness or fast breathing while feeding.
  • Consciousness losing or Faiting.
  • Clubbing of fingers and toes — an unusual, adjusted round shape of the nail bed.
  • Poor weight pick up.
  • Easily tiring while playing.
  • Crying for a long.
  • Heart murmur.

Causes of Tetralogy of Fallot:

The main causes of this defect is unknown, But some factors in the mother may lead to the baby to born with this defect. They are

  • The cause of a viral disease like rubella in the mother during pregnancy.
  • The habit of alcoholism in the mother.
  • Lack of nutrition.
  • The overage of mother. ie,mother aged more than 40.
  • Inherited from the parent having tetralogy of fallot.
  • This can also caused in babies born with down syndrome.

Diagnosis of Tetralogy of Fallot:

The following methods can be used to diagnose this defect.

  • Chest X-ray
  • Blood test
  • Oxygen level measurement (pulse oximetry)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Cardiac catheterization

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