Exercise restriction is important when dealing with dogs with Tetralogy of Fallot in order to reduce the strain on the heart. Periodic phlebotomy may be necessary to maintain an appropriate packed cell volume. Palliative surgical procedures have been advocated to improve blood flow. Medications such as propanolol may be beneficial in controlling symptoms associated with this defect.
Pertaining to the lungs
The act of making an opening narrower.
Larger in size than normal
The protein that moves oxygen in the blood
A record of the activity of the myocardium
The name of the main artery that starts in the left ventricle of an animal's four chamber heart.