Fontan modification for subsequent non-surgical Fontan completion.

@article{Sidiropoulos1998FontanMF,
  title={Fontan modification for subsequent non-surgical Fontan completion.},
  author={Alexander Sidiropoulos and James M Ritter and Martin Schneider and Wf Konertz},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={509-12; discussion 512-3}
}
OBJECTIVE Establishment of Fontan circulation in complex univentricular hearts often requires several surgical procedures. We developed a procedure which maintains the advantages of a staged approach, however, during the initial surgery additional preparatory measures are performed to allow subsequent non-surgical Fontan completion. METHODS The operation is a lateral baffle Fontan procedure. The baffle bears multiple perforations to allow the inferior vena cava blood to drain into the… CONTINUE READING

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