Extracardiac Fontan Operation Through a Right Thoracotomy
An extracardiac Fontan operation through a right thoracotomy incision is an alternative approach in children who have an ascending aorta that is in close proximity to the sternum, as in aortic atresia or transposed great vessels, and in those who have had prior mediastinitis.
Sett, S. S., & Lafaro, R. J. (2017). Extracardiac Fontan Operation Through a Right Thoracotomy. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 104 (2), 147-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.03.017
Originally published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 104(2), 147-149. The original material can be found here.