62017Jan
Can we assess central Fontan haemodynamics using peripheral venous pressure?

Can we assess central Fontan haemodynamics using peripheral venous pressure?

The Fontan operation represents a milestone in the treatment of children born with hearts with a functionally single pumping chamber. Unfortunately the durability of the Fontan operation is limited, primarily as a consequence of the increased pressure in the general venous circulation. As such measurement of central venous and Fontan pressures is very important to…

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