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Table 1 Agreement between echo and CT in evaluation of the RVOTO

From: Three steps approach for preoperative evaluation of tetralogy of Fallot patients: role of 128 MDCT

RVOTO ECHO CT Kappa agreement p value
Number N = 77 % N = 77 %
Sub valvular #N = 71   #N = 71   0.65 0.03*
• Antero septal deviation without hypertrophy 5 6.6 4 5.3
• Mild infundibular hypertrophy 40 53.3 43 57.3
• Marked infundibular hypertrophy 26 34.6 24 32
Valvular **N = 64   **N = 64   0.4 0.013*
• Thickened PV 53 82.8 57 89
• Atresia of PV 11 17.2 7 11
Supra-valvular   
⁘ MPA ***N = 36   ***N = 30  
• Hypoplastic artery 21 85.3 23 73.3
• Focal stenosis 0 0 4 13.3
• Absent 15 41.7 4 13.3
⁘ RT PA #N = 21   #N = 24    
• Hypoplastic artery 18 85.7 18 75
• Focal stenosis 0 0 3 12.5
• Absent 3 14.3 3 12.5
⁘ Left PA ##N = 25   ##N = 30   0.456 0.023*
• Hypoplastic artery 22 84.6 20 64.6
• Focal stenosis 2 7.7 8 25.8
• Absent 1 3.8 2 6.6