A 3-year-old male with a diagnosis of tetralogy of Fallot and a right Blalock–Taussig shunt (created at 1 month of age) presents with a history of gradually decreasing exercise tolerance and increasing frequency of hypercyanotic episodes. He had a hematocrit of 69% 2 months previously. He is scheduled for complete repair of his lesion.
KeywordsSystemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Ventricular Septal Defect Pulmonary Blood Flow Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Capillary Leak Syndrome
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