Chapter 6. “Single Ventricle” Repairs

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch6

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) “Single Ventricle” Repairs, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch6

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • “Single Ventricle” repairs;
  • generalized surgical approach for congenital heart lesions;
  • surgical strategies - palliation stages;
  • balloon atrial septostomy;
  • final repair;
  • factors increasing risk of death or Fontan operation takedown;
  • Fontan type operation - seldom below 2 years of age;
  • protein-losing enteropathy (PLE);
  • bronchitis plastica;
  • cardiac transplantation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • First stage palliation

  • Second stage palliation

  • Final repair

  • Risk factors

  • Late mortality and complications

  • Cardiac transplantation

  • References