Psychosocial Outcomes: 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. Stacey Morrison discusses psychosocial outcomes in patients after Fontan surgery. Topics include emotional and financial strain, risk for neurological and cognitive impairment, and adult risk for cardiac and non-cardiac effects.