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Surgical strategies to preserve the right heart function during tetralogy of Fallot repair

Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital heart defect which consists of 4 components: the aorta overriding both ventricles of the heart, a hole between both ventricles, narrowing of the right ventricle outlet and thickening of the right

What moves the blood?

Due to the complex nature of the circulation various hydraulic and electrical models of circulation have been proposed. These models vary in the way the measured parameters such as pressure, flow and resistance are interpreted however, all