n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Fontan procedure for univentricular hearts : have changes in design improved outcome? : cardiovascular topics
|Article Title||Fontan procedure for univentricular hearts : have changes in design improved outcome? : cardiovascular topics|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa|
|Author||A. Cilliers and M. Gewillig|
|Publication Date||May 2002|
|Pages||111 - 116|
The Fontan operation has undergone numerous design changes in the last 30 years, which have resulted in an improved morbidity and mortality of patients with a univentricular heart. However, good patient selection and a staged approach to the Fontan operation have also contributed greatly to a better outcome in these patients.
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