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The intra/extracardiac conduit fenestrated fontan.

Research paper by Richard A RA Jonas

Indexed on: 30 Mar '11Published on: 30 Mar '11Published in: Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual



Abstract

The intra/extracardiac conduit technique for the Fontan procedure has important advantages relative to the extracardiac conduit. Fenestration is easily achieved and there is less risk of injury to the crista terminalis, so that the risk of late atrial arrhythmias may be reduced.