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This booklet describes anatomy of tetralogy of Fallot and its effects, including ventricular septal defect (VSD), infundibular stenosis, overriding aorta and right ventricular hypertrophy.
Features and benefits of this booklet include:
The Benefits of This Booklet to Your Patient
Receiving a diagnosis of tetralogy of Fallot will raise concerns and anxiety in most patients or the parents of a child with this condition. Providing the patient with the information needed to answer many common questions that will arise enables the patient to better understand this complex medical condition and through this knowledge become more supportive of your treatment plan.
This booklet provides a concise summary of the subject matter written in a consumer-friendly manner, supported by high-quality medical illustration. The material is organized in a simple format for your patient:
What is tetralogy of Fallot?
What are the effects?
Provide your patients with the information they need to better understand this condition and to be more comfortable in discussing treatment options with you.
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