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Fontan Procedure

"Fontan Procedure" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A procedure in which total right atrial or total caval blood flow is channeled directly into the pulmonary artery or into a small right ventricle that serves only as a conduit. The principal congenital malformations for which this operation is useful are TRICUSPID ATRESIA and single ventricle with pulmonary stenosis.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fontan Procedure" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fontan Procedure" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 255 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 21 publications in 2014 and 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.