27. Functionally Univentricular Heart

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor3,4,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor5,6,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director7,8,9 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief10,11
  1. Stéphane L. J. Moniotte MD, PhD Assistant Professor Staff Physician1,2 and
  2. Catherine Barrea MD Assistant Professor Staff Physician1,2

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch27

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Moniotte, S. L. J. and Barrea, C. (2009) Functionally Univentricular Heart, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 4

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 5

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 9

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 10

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 11

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 2

    Pediatric Cardiology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • “functionally univentricular heart”;
  • cardiovascular lesions;
  • univentricular heart classification;
  • double-inlet left ventricle (DILV);
  • criss-cross hearts and superior-inferior ventricles;
  • tricuspid atresia;
  • Damus–Kaye–Stansel procedures;
  • echocardiography after Fontan procedure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition

  • Etiology

  • Morphology and classification

  • Pathophysiology and treatment

  • Imaging

  • References