coeur en sa·bot(awn sah-bo'),
the radiographic configuration of the heart in the tetralogy of Fallot; the elevated apex has a wooden shoe silhouette.
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sabot heartCouer en sabot Pediatric cardiology A heart with a boot-like radiologic silhouette, in which the tip of the 'boot's toe' corresponds to an elevated cardiac apex, while the broad 'foot' portion corresponds to an ↑ prominence of the left cardiac border resulting from right cardiac hypertrophy; SH is typical of well-developed Fallot's tetralogy–infundibular pulmonary valve stenosis, VSD, right cardiac ventricular hypertrophy and a dextraposed/overriding aorta
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