Squatting is an excellent hemodynamic adaptation in patients with TOF. Children with TOF assume this posture in a natural and effortless manner . For years cardiologists are fascinated by this maneuver and the mechanism by which it gives relief to those patients with TOF.
Now , we have realised this posture has a new diagnostic role in echocardiography ! This paper was presented in the recently concluded Annual scientific sessions of cardiological society of India held in Kolkatta December 2010