Restrictive atrial septum after the Fontan procedure.

  title={Restrictive atrial septum after the Fontan procedure.},
  author={Gemma Penford and Daniel Quandt and Oliver Stumper},
  journal={Cardiology in the young},
  volume={26 3},
In this study, three patients presenting with early or late postoperative Fontan complications were identified to suffer from restriction of the native atrial septum. This caused significant obstruction to pulmonary venous return and elevated systemic venous pressure. Dobutamine stress testing was used in one patient to identify this lesion. Transcatheter… CONTINUE READING