Attrition in patients with single ventricle and trisomy 21: outcomes after a total cavopulmonary connection.

OBJECTIVES Data are limited regarding the management of children with trisomy 21 (T21) syndrome and a functional single ventricle (FSV). We evaluated patients with T21 and a FSV who had a total cavopulmonary connection (TCPC). METHODS From September 1999 to August 2012, 139 patients with a FSV underwent a TCPC. Sixty-five had unbalanced atrioventricular… CONTINUE READING