Case Review Dynamic Assessment of the Fontan Part II: New Horizons in Medical and Surgical Fontan Management 2017

Pediatric Surgery

Physicians from the Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute discuss the long-term care of single ventricle patients from infancy to adulthood, including new insights on Fontan management and quality of life.

During this session, Dr. Veldtman focuses on non-invasive assessment of the Fontan circulation, including venous pressure response to exercise, renal and cerebral near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), and importance of dynamic assessment to identify occult problems in circulation and evaluate potential therapeutic agents.

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