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Stimulation of ventricular stiffening trough the different stages of single ventricle surgery leading to the Fontan operation

Stimulation of ventricular stiffening trough the different stages of single ventricle surgery leading to the Fontan operation

The usual management for single ventricle congenital heart defects is staged surgical treatment leading to the Fontan operation. In this path, children go trough different phases or stages. Stage I is characterised by overwork of the single ventricle which has to pump blood to the lungs as well as the general circulation. With the second…

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