The Functionally Univentricular Heart and Fontan's Operation

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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
Number of pages29
ISBN (Print)9781405196529
StatePublished - Feb 28 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • 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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