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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… Expand
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2017
2017
BACKGROUND Multicenter longitudinal objective data for survival into adulthood of patients who have undergone Fontan procedures… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND The life expectancy of patients undergoing a Fontan procedure is unknown. METHODS AND RESULTS Follow-up of all 1006… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND The Fontan procedure has improved survival in children with functionally univentricular hearts. With time, however… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Hemodynamic changes introduced by corrective surgery for cyanotic congenital heart disease can lead to cirrhosis at a young age… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVES The study sought to identify factors associated with increased risk of thrombosis after Fontan. BACKGROUND The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Children and young adults with single-ventricle physiology have abnormal exercise capacity after the Fontan operation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to identify the factors affecting early and late outcome following the Fontan procedure in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) is an enigmatic disease with significant morbidity and mortality seen after the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The Fontan procedure is the definitive operation for palliation of complex congenital heart disease with single… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors improve exercise capacity in adults with congestive heart failure by… Expand
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