Clinical outcome of the Fontan operation in patients with impaired ventricular function.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Although a staged Fontan strategy allows for an excellent outcome in high-risk patients, an impaired ventricular function remains a significant factor of early/late mortality and morbidity. This study evaluated the clinical outcome of the Fontan operation in patients with impaired ventricular function. METHODS A retrospective review was… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejcts.2009.04.042

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