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By Mayo Clinic Staff


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The Beat Goes On … for Tom Grady

In 1968, when I was just three months old, I was taken from my mother’s arms and rushed into emergency surgery. My skin tone turned to a sky blue color, and the doctors caring for me knew they needed to act fast if they wanted to save me. They needed to get oxygen to my [...]

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists) and heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) have experience diagnosing and treating people with tetralogy of Fallot.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors in many areas work together to provide efficient, coordinated care.
  • Congenital heart disease treatment. Each Mayo Clinic location offers care for adults with congenital heart diseases, including tetralogy of Fallot. Doctors trained in treating adults and children with congenital heart disease staff the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
  • Diagnostic tests. Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose tetralogy of Fallot and other congenital heart diseases with several tests, including echocardiogram, electrocardiogram, cardiac catheterization and other tests.
  • Surgical expertise. Mayo Clinic cardiovascular surgeons have expertise treating tetralogy of Fallot with complete repair surgery to improve your blood flow and to redirect the blood flow in your heart so that your blood flows in the correct direction.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors conduct research in new diagnostic tests and treatments for tetralogy of Fallot and conduct clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery.

Related book: Mayo Clinic Healthy Heart for Life! book provides an easy-to-follow plan to prevent and conquer heart disease.

Feb. 23, 2012