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The Basic Concepts of Traditional Fontan Surgery: Systemic and Pulmonary Circulation Shunt

  • Bin Qiao
  • Hai Jie Li
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Abstract

We will briefly discuss the basic concepts related to traditional Fontan surgery in terms of surgical history, cavopulmonary connection physiology, and selection criteria for Fontan patients.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bin Qiao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hai Jie Li
    • 3
  1. 1.Cardiovascular InstituteGeneral Hospital of Jinan Military RegionJinanChina
  2. 2.Cardiac Surgery CenterWestern District of Shandong Provincial HospitalJinanChina
  3. 3.Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Jinan Military Region General Hospital of PLAJinanChina

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