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1

What is transposition of the greats vessels?

- cyanotic congenital heart defect
- VSD + aortic arch hypoplasia
tx: PGE1 to keep ductus open to improve pulmonary blood flow

2

what are the components of tetrology of fallot?

1. Overriding aorta
2. Right ventricular hypertrophy
3. VSD
4. RV outflow tract obstruction

3

What are the 5 T's of cyanosis in the newborn?

1. TOF
2. Transposition of the Great Arteries
3. Truncus Arteriosus
4. Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

4

what is truncus arteriosis?

single outflow track of the ventricles

5

differences between omphalocele and gastroschisis

Omphalocele has a sac covering composed of peritoneum, bowl is typically normal, comes out of umbilicus (gastroschisis is right lateral to umby) , more likely to have associated anomalies