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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 30, Issue 4, pp 562–563 | Cite as

Aortic Dissection in the Adult Fontan with Aortic Root Enlargement

  • Matthew Egan
  • Alistair Phillips
  • Stephen C. Cook
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Keywords

Congenital Heart Disease Aortic Root Bicuspid Aortic Valve Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Aortic Dilation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthew Egan
    • 1
  • Alistair Phillips
    • 2
    • 3
  • Stephen C. Cook
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Division of CardiologyThe Heart Center, Nationwide Children’s HospitalColumbusUSA
  2. 2.The Adolescent and Young Adult Congenital Heart Disease ProgramThe Heart Center, Nationwide Children’s HospitalColumbusUSA
  3. 3.Department of Cardiothoracic SurgeryThe Heart Center, Nationwide Children’s HospitalColumbusUSA

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