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Extracardiac Fontan with direct cavopulmonary connections.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18222300     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In order to optimize the Fontan circulation, a technique for direct superior and inferior cavopulmonary connections was devised. Such pathways retain growth potential, obviate suture lines within the right atrium, and avoid prosthetic implants. They thus enable definitive, single-stage ventricular unloading, regardless of patient size or great artery position.
Authors:
Roxane McKay; Joseph A Dearani
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  85     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-28     Completed Date:  2008-03-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  669-71     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. rmck07@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Angiography
Child
Child, Preschool
Cohort Studies
Combined Modality Therapy
Echocardiography, Doppler
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Fontan Procedure / methods*
Heart Bypass, Right / methods*
Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis,  surgery*
Humans
Infant
Male
Pulmonary Circulation / physiology
Retrospective Studies
Risk Assessment
Treatment Outcome

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