SPECIFIC SEQUELAE AFTER FONTAN OPERATION AT MIDTERM AND LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP - ARRHYTHMIA, LIVER DYSFUNCTION, AND COAGULATION DISORDERSCROMMEDIJKHUIS, AH., HESS, J., HAHLEN, K., HENKENS, CMA., BINKBOELKENS, MTE., EYGELAAR, AA. & BOS, E., Dec-1993, In : JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY. 106, 6, p. 1126-1132 7 p.
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Patients who have undergone a Fontan-type operation usually have an elevated systemic venous pressure. To determine the sequelae of this nonphysiologic condition, we evaluated 66 patients 1 to 14 years after a Fontan-type operation. Fifty-one patients were apparently in good clinical condition, and 15 patients had symptoms and were restricted in their daily life. Bicycle exercise capacity, tested in 41 patients, ranged from 50% to 110% (mean 85%) of the predicted value for length. In 16 patients, a decreased capacity (
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY|
|Publication status||Published - Dec-1993|
- TRICUSPID ATRESIA, SINGLE VENTRICLE, EXPERIENCE, THROMBOSIS, REPAIR