Journal of Artificial Organs

, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp 338–340 | Cite as

Jarvik 2000 axial flow ventricular assist device in right single ventricle after Fontan operation

  • Yoshihisa TanoueEmail author
  • Takeo Fujino
  • Hideki Tatewaki
  • Akira ShioseEmail author
Case Report Artificial Heart (Clinical)


We present a case of successful ventricular assist device support in a 13-year-old female diagnosed with right single ventricle, asplenia, dextrocardia, who had undergone a Fontan operation at 4 years old in an associated children hospital. She underwent placement of Jarvik 2000 axial flow ventricular assist device to the morphologic right ventricle which worked as systemic ventricle. The postoperative course was not eventful. She was waiting for heart transplantation attending high school 3 years after implantation.


Ventricular assist device Jarvik 2000 Fontan 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Advanced Cardiopulmonary FailureKyushu University, FukuokaFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryKyushu University, FukuokaFukuokaJapan

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