Late conduit occlusion after modified Fontan procedure with classic Glenn shunt.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

A number of patients with complex congenital heart disease who were initially palliated with a classic Glenn shunt subsequently underwent modified Fontan procedures. This report discusses the operative management of complete occlusion of right atrial-to-right ventricular conduits in patients with patent classic Glenn shunts. The literature is reviewed regarding similar patients, and alternative treatment strategies are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Koutlas, TC; Harrison, JK; Bashore, TM; O'Laughlin, MP; Tripp, ME; Gaynor, JW

Published Date

  • July 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 62 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 258 - 261

PubMed ID

  • 8678653

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-4975

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0003-4975(96)00255-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands