Trends and outcomes of pulmonary valve replacement in tetralogy of Fallot.


Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, United States of America. Electronic address: [Email]


Pulmonary valve replacement (PVR) is associated with improvement in symptoms and right ventricular remodeling in patients with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). There are limited population-based data about outcomes after PVR. We therefore hypothesized a temporal increase in annual volume of PVR and decrease in in-hospital mortality after PVR in the United States.


Outcomes,Pulmonary valve replacement,Tetralogy of Fallot,

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