María Elisa N Castillo

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Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations are a well documented complication of superior cavopulmonary (Glenn) connections. We report the successful management of a case of severe hypoxemia in the early postoperative period of a patient who underwent the Fontan operation. The patient had previously been diagnosed with pulmonary arteriovenous malformations; the(More)
BACKGROUND During the last five years, 65 patients with univentricular heart have been treated surgically in our institution, according to a protocol of staged operations that have been previously reported. AIM To evaluate the early and mid-term outcome of those patients that have completed their staging protocol by means of a Fontan procedure. PATIENTS(More)
BACKGROUND ConQoL questionnaire assesses health related quality of life among children with congenital heart diseases. It has a version for children aged 8 to 11 years and another for children aged 12 to 16 years. AIM To validate ConQol questionnaire for Chilean children with a congenital heart disease. MATERIAL AND METHODS Using a multicentric cross(More)
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