Thrombotic and Embolic Complications Associated With Atrial Arrhythmia After Fontan Operation: Role of Prophylactic Therapy.

@article{Egbe2016ThromboticAE,
  title={Thrombotic and Embolic Complications Associated With Atrial Arrhythmia After Fontan Operation: Role of Prophylactic Therapy.},
  author={Alexander C Egbe and Heidi M. Connolly and Christopher J Mcleod and Naser M. Ammash and Talha Niaz and Vidhushei Yogeswaran and Joseph T. Poterucha and Muhammad Yasir Qureshi and David J. Driscoll},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={68 12},
  pages={
          1312-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND There are limited data about the risk of thrombotic and embolic complication (TEC) in adults with atrial arrhythmia after Fontan operation. OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine the risk of TEC in this population and the role of anticoagulation therapy in TEC prevention. METHODS This was a retrospective review of adults with atrial arrhythmia after Fontan operation who were evaluated at the Mayo Clinic between 1994 to 2014. TEC was classified into 2 groups: systemic TEC… CONTINUE READING
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