risks for sudden cardiac death after Fallot's repair

Last reviewed 02/2023

This study examined 793 patients who had had surgical repair of Tetralogy of Fallot (mean age 8.2).

Patients were assessed up to a mean time of 21.1 years post-surgery.

The following information was assessed:

  • surgical records
  • electrocardiographic records
  • late haemodynamic data


  • Gatzoulis, MA, Balaji, S. et al. (2000). Risk factors for arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death late after repair of tatralogy of Fallot: a multicentre study. Lancet, 356, 975-81.