The Functionally Univentricular Heart and Fontan's Operation

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Abstract

This chapter covers the functionally univentricular heart and Fontan's operation, starting with nomenclature and classification, anatomy, natural history, surgical methods, results, and complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Cardiac Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Pages542-570
Number of pages29
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 28 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Asplenia
  • Atriovisceral heterotaxy
  • Double-inlet ventricle
  • Fontan's operation
  • Mitral atresia
  • Polysplenia
  • Transposition of the great arteries
  • Tricuspid atresia
  • Unbalanced common atrioventricular canal defect
  • Univentricular heart

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Jacobs, M. L. (2013). The Functionally Univentricular Heart and Fontan's Operation. In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Fourth Edition (pp. 542-570). Blackwell Publishing Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118320754.ch28