What is Fontan procedure?

Category: Surgeries

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The Fontan is a two stage open-heart surgery in which a passageway is created for oxygen-poor blood to bypass the right ventricle and travel directly to the lungs for fresh oxygen. It is used to treat a variety of different congenital heart defects.

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