Tag: Tetralogy of Fallot

Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is the most common congenital cyanotic heart disease. Surgical repair of TOF was shown in 1954 to have a long-term survival rate of 77%, however, more recent estimates of long-term survival have been biased by selection, differences in treatment strategies, and variation in health care...
Short-term androgen suppression and radiotherapy versus intermediate-term androgen suppression and radiotherapy, with or without zoledronic acid, in men with locally advanced prostate cancer (TROG 03.04 RADAR): 10-year results from a randomised, phase 3, factorial trial The optimal duration of androgen suppression therapy with radiotherapy for locally advanced prostate cancer is...
1. Maternal midpregnancy glucose levels were associated with having an infant with a tetralogy of Fallot. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study Rundown: Untreated gestational diabetes or diabetes mellitus preexistent to pregnancy can have devastating affects on the fetus. In the short term, poor glycemic control can lead to major birth...
Image: PD  1. Oral fluconazole use in the first trimester was not associated with an increase overall birth defects.  2. However, oral fluconazole was associated with an increase in tetralogy of Fallot.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown:  Pregnant women are at increased risk of vaginal candidiasis, for which a single dose...