Syncope--an unusual presentation of ventricle dysfunction in a patient with Fontan circulation.

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We report a case of recurrent syncope in association with moderate ventricular dysfunction and mild AV-valve regurgitation in an 18-year-old girl, 4 years after she underwent total cavopulmonary connection surgery. Cardiac catheterization revealed a transpulmonary gradient of 1-2 mmHg. During exercise, a dramatic fall in blood pressure and blood oxygenation… (More)

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