Shannon L Bedford

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BACKGROUND A growing number of adults with functional single ventricles are presenting as candidates for first-time and redo-Fontan operations. This study describes the clinical presentation and early operative results of adults who have undergone Fontan modifications. METHODS Between July 1995 and April 2003, 23 patients (>18 years old) had Fontan(More)
Adult patients with congenital heart disease are presenting more frequently for cardiac surgery. Frequently, pediatric congenital heart surgeons perform these procedures at pediatric hospitals. Between July 1995 and June 2000, a retrospective review of adult patients (?18 years old) who had undergone cardiothoracic operations was performed. A total of 112(More)
Two patients with functional single ventricle and a left superior vena cava, which drained to the coronary sinus, are presented. Each had undergone a Fontan modification that incorporated the coronary sinus into the Fontan pathway. Each developed severe right atrial and coronary sinus dilatation. Revision of a Fontan with an intraatrial lateral tunnel and(More)
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