115f – Fontan

Tweet(See Normal Heart Image for comparison) Click image to see download options from Flickr: Fontan Proceedure: 1- Oxygen-poor blood coming back from the bottom half of the body is diverted directly into the lungs with a conduit instead of flowing back into the heart before going to the lungs (Click to see this heart at birth)

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114f – Fontan

Surgical Repair: Oxygen-poor blood coming back from the bottom half of the body is diverted directly into the lungs with a conduit that connects to the innominate vein which flows into the SVC.

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112f – Fontan

Surgical Repair: Oxygen-poor blood coming back from the bottom half of the body is diverted directly into the lungs with a conduit instead of flowing back into the heart before going to the lungs. Fenestration.

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84R – (external) Fontan

Surgical Repair: Oxygen-poor blood coming back from the bottom half of the body is diverted directly into the lungs with a conduit instead of flowing back into the heart before going to the lungs.

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105f – Fontan from DISLV, TGA

Oxygen-poor blood coming back from the bottom half of the body is diverted directly into the lungs with a conduit instead of flowing back into the heart before going to the lungs
Fenestration – a small hole in the conduit just in case there is too much pressure going into the lungs. This gives the body time to adjust to the new circulation.

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102F – Fontan from DILV.tga.ps

Fontan Proceedure:

Oxygen-poor blood coming back from the bottom half of the body is diverted directly into the lungs with a conduit instead of flowing back into the heart before going to the lungs
Fenistration – a small hole in the conduit just in case there is too much pressure going into the lungs. This gives the body time to adjust to the new circulation.

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