Relationship of patient and medical characteristics to health status in children and adolescents after the Fontan procedure.

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BACKGROUND After the Fontan procedure, patients are at risk for suboptimal health status related to their complex healthcare experience, physiological limitations, medical complications, and guarded long-term prognosis. METHODS AND RESULTS In the Pediatric Heart Network cross-sectional study of Fontan survivors 6 to 18 years of age, parents completed the… (More)

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@article{Mccrindle2006RelationshipOP, title={Relationship of patient and medical characteristics to health status in children and adolescents after the Fontan procedure.}, author={B W. Mccrindle and Richard Vaughan Williams and Paul Mitchell and Daphne T. Hsu and Stephen M. Paridon and Andrew M. Atz and Jennifer S. Li and Jane W. Newburger}, journal={Circulation}, year={2006}, volume={113 8}, pages={1123-9} }