“The 9 CYANOTIC (5 Ts + 4 more) cardiac diseases !!!!”

today I review, link to, and Tala Talks NICU‘s The 9 CYANOTIC (5 Ts + 4 more) cardiac diseases !!!!

All that follows is from the above resource.

Oct 17, 2022 Cardiac

Truncus, TGA, tricuspid atresia, TETRALOGY of fallot, TAPVR and Ebsteins, Pulmonary atresia, hypoplastic left heart and DORV. Mnemonic to remember them and which ones have increased pulmonary blood flow.


Dr. Tala is a board-certified neonatologist and has worked in busy level III and IV units for the past 15 years. She has won multiple teaching awards throughout her time as a neonatologist.



00:50 Cyanotic HD intro

02:42 The 5 T’s

03:52 The 5 T’s mnemonic

04:46  Additional cyanotic heart diseases

05:34 Additional mnemonics

06:25 Which of the 5 T’s has increased blood flow to the lungs?

06:57 Formation of the heart

08:11 Heart in utero vs. after birth

10:10 Cyanotic CHD classifications

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