Focal Atrial Tachycardia in a Patient With Surgically Corrected Tetralogy of Fallot

Mario Gonzalez, Ricardo Castillo, Asma Syed


Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a cyanotic congenital heart disease which, without corrective surgery, has a poor prognosis. These patients have an increased incidence of arrhythmias both supraventricular and ventricular post surgical correction. The supraventricular arrhythmias are usually related to the scar tissue at the surgical repair site. We present a case of a young male patient status post TOF repair who presented with a supraventricular tachycardia which was found to be unrelated to his surgical scar.

Cardiol Res. 2014;5(1):38-41


Congenital heart disease; Arrhythmias; Atrial tachycardias; Post surgical scar

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