National trends in Fontan operation and in-hospital outcomes in the USA

@article{Akintoye2018NationalTI,
  title={National trends in Fontan operation and in-hospital outcomes in the USA},
  author={Emmanuel Akintoye and William R. Miranda and Gruschen R. Veldtman and Heidi M Connolly and Alexander C. Egbe},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2018},
  volume={105},
  pages={708 - 714}
}
Background National prevalence and outcomes of Fontan operation in the USA is unknown. Study objective was to determine trends (temporal change) in the annual volume of Fontan operations, in-hospital mortality, postoperative complications and type of hospital discharge. Methods Review of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample for patients that underwent Fontan operation from 2001 to 2014 using the International Classification of Diseases-Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification procedure code for Fontan… 
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