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Reoperations After the Fontan Procedure

  • F. Fontan
  • G. Fernandez
  • J. Stark

Abstract

The Fontan operation for tricuspid atresia was first performed in 1968 (Fontan and Baudet 1971; Fontan et al. 1971). Several technical modifications of the procedure were developed and described (Kreutzer et al. 1973; Yacoub and Radley-Smith 1977; Björk et al. 1979; Doty et al. 1981; Fontan et al. 1983; Puga et al. 1987; de Leval et al. 1988).

Keywords

Pulmonary Artery Tricuspid Valve Fontan Operation Chronic Congestive Heart Failure Fontan Procedure 
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  • F. Fontan
  • G. Fernandez
  • J. Stark

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