Antiplatelet Versus Anticoagulation Therapy After Extracardiac Conduit Fontan: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@article{Marrone2010AntiplateletVA,
  title={Antiplatelet Versus Anticoagulation Therapy After Extracardiac Conduit Fontan: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={C. A. Quintero Marrone and Gennaro Galasso and Raffaele Piccolo and Francesco de Leva and Rodolfo Paladini and Federico Piscione and Giuseppe Santoro},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={32},
  pages={32-39}
}
The benefits of prophylactic anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy for patients undergoing extracardiac conduit (ECC) Fontan procedure still are a matter of debate. Through a systematic review and meta-analysis, this study aimed to determine the incidence of thromboembolism among patients undergoing ECC Fontan who received anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy. Until February 2010, MEDLINE studies describing the incidence of thromboembolic events after ECC Fontan were reviewed. Information… CONTINUE READING

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