Fontan Procedure

Known as: Procedure, Fontan, fontan operations, Stage III Norwood Procedure 
A procedure in which total right atrial or total caval blood flow is channeled directly into the pulmonary artery or into a small right ventricle… (More)
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1976-2018
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2013
2013
n engl j med 368;18 nejm.org may 2, 2013 1756 To the Editor: Long-term hepatic dysfunction is an increasingly recognized… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Previous studies have reported that children with a prior Fontan procedure have decreased survival after heart… (More)
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2008
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2008
OBJECTIVES Despite the known advantages of the extracardiac conduit Fontan procedure, the long-term outcomes related to the… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND To determine whether patients undergoing the lateral tunnel and extracardiac conduit modifications of the Fontan… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND The Fontan procedure is the definitive operation for palliation of complex congenital heart disease with single… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To assess longitudinal changes in systemic ventricular diastolic function late after the Fontan procedure. DESIGN AND… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE The extracardiac Fontan procedure, as compared with classic atriopulmonary connections, may have the potential for… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors improve exercise capacity in adults with congestive heart failure by… (More)
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1992
1992
OBJECTIVE To study the determinants and outcome of arrhythmias after the Fontan type operation. DESIGN Retrospective analysis… (More)
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1982
1982
Sixteen consecutive patients (12 with tricuspid atresia) underwent a Fontan procedure, with no operative deaths. There were three… (More)
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