What is fontan procedure?
Also known as: Fontan completion surgery.
Fontan procedure is a heart surgery used to correct single ventricle type heart defects in children. The defect it helps to correct is one where oxygen-rich and oxygen-poor blood mixes and does not circulate properly. It is usually the third surgery for single ventricle palliation.
Reviewed by: Madalsa Dipak Patel, MD
This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM
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