Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Anesthesiology Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 475015, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/475015
Review Article

An Adult Patient with Fontan Physiology: A TEE Perspective

1Anesthesiology, Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
2Anesthesiology, Memorial Regional Hospital East, Hollywood, FL 33136, USA
3Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA

Received 25 July 2011; Revised 31 October 2011; Accepted 14 November 2011

Academic Editor: Mukesh Tripathi

Copyright © 2012 Edward Gologorsky et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. R. B. M. Hosein, A. J. B. Clarke, S. P. McGuirk et al., “Factors influencing early and late outcome following the Fontan procedure in the current era. The “Two Commandments”?” European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 344–353, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  2. F. Walker, “Pregnancy and the various forms of the Fontan circulation,” Heart, vol. 93, no. 2, pp. 152–154, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  3. H. L. Walters, C. Mavroudis, C. I. Tchervenkov, J. P. Jacobs, F. Lacour-Gayet, and M. L. Jacobs, “Congenital heart surgery nomenclature and database project: double outlet right ventricle,” Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 69, no. 4, pp. S249–S263, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. M. Gewillig, “The Fontan circulation,” Heart, vol. 91, no. 6, pp. 839–846, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  5. A. Redington, “The physiology of the Fontan circulation,” Progress in Pediatric Cardiology, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 179–186, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. C. Stamm, I. Friehs, J. E. Mayer et al., “Long-term results of the lateral tunnel Fontan operation,” Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 121, no. 1, pp. 28–41, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S. Kawahito, H. Kitahata, K. Tanaka, J. Nozaki, and S. Oshita, “Intraoperative evaluation of pulmonary artery flow during the Fontan procedure by transesophageal Doppler echocardiography,” Anesthesia and Analgesia, vol. 91, no. 6, pp. 1375–1380, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. O. Stumper, G. R. Sutherland, R. Geuskens, J. R. T. C. Roelandt, E. Bos, and J. Hess, “Transesophageal echocardiography in evaluation and management after a Fontan procedure,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 1152–1160, 1991. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. W. L. Border, A. U. Syed, E. C. Michelfelder et al., “Impaired systemic ventricular relaxation affects postoperative short-term outcome in Fontan patients,” Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 126, no. 6, pp. 1760–1764, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  10. M. R. de Leval, “The Fontan circulation: what have we learned? What to expect?” Pediatric Cardiology, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 316–320, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. A. T. Lovell, “Anaesthetic implications of grown-up congenital heart disease,” British Journal of Anaesthesia, vol. 93, no. 1, pp. 129–139, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  12. M. Cannesson, M. G. Earing, V. Collange, and J. R. Kersten, “Anesthesia for noncardiac surgery in adults with congenital heart disease,” Anesthesiology, vol. 111, no. 2, pp. 432–440, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus