NYMC Faculty Publications

Title

Extracardiac Fontan Operation Through a Right Thoracotomy

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-1-2017

Department

Surgery

Abstract

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.

Publisher's Statement

Originally published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 104(2), 147-149. The original material can be found here.

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