Heterotaxy is not a risk factor for adverse long-term outcomes following Fontan completion.

@article{Marathe2019HeterotaxyIN,
  title={Heterotaxy is not a risk factor for adverse long-term outcomes following Fontan completion.},
  author={Supreet Prakash Marathe and Diana Zannino and J Y Cao and Karin du Plessis and Shilpa S Marathe and Julian Ayer and David S Celermajer and Thomas L. Gentles and Gary F. Sholler and Robert N. Justo and Nelson Alphonso and Yves d'Udekem and David S Winlaw},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2019}
}
  • Supreet Prakash Marathe, Diana Zannino, +10 authors David S Winlaw
  • Published in
    The Annals of thoracic…
    2019
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Heterotaxy is considered to be a risk factor for poor outcomes after the Fontan operation. However, long-term data to support this notion are lacking. The aim of our study was to ascertain the long-term outcomes of patients with heterotaxy following hospital discharge after Fontan completion and compare them with a contemporary non-heterotaxy cohort. METHODS A bi-national Fontan Registry (n =1,540) was analysed to identify heterotaxy patients and compare with non-heterotaxy… CONTINUE READING

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