Management of systemic outlet obstruction in patients undergoing single ventricle palliation.

  • Charles D. Fraser
  • Published 2009 in
    Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery…

Abstract

Early or late systemic outlet obstruction in patients undergoing staged palliation for single ventricle variants may preclude a successful Fontan circulation. In assessing the patient presenting with real or impending obstruction, the surgeon is justified in pursuing an aggressive approach in protecting ventricular and semilunar valve function. Options… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.pcsu.2009.01.006

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