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Table 4 Fontan and post-Fontan data

From: The role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in candidates for Fontan operation: Proposal of a new Algorithm

  All
n 37/43
Group 1
n 18/18
Group 2
n 19/26
P
Fenestrated Fontan 15 (37%) 2 (11%) 13 (69%) < 0.001
Additional procedure 11 (30%) 4 (22%) 7 (37%) 0.1
ECC time (min) 131 ± 59 108 ± 42 164 ± 65 0.003
ICU stay time (days) 3 (1-22) 2 (2-20) 4 (1-22) 0,06
Peri-op Complications:     
-Low cardiac output 6 (16%) 1 (5%) 5 (26%) 0.1
-Effusion 14 (38%) 7 (39%) 7 (37%) 0.8
- Neurologic events 3 (8%) 1 (5%) 2 (10%) 0.9
-Other complications* 4 (19%) 3 (17%) 1 (5%) 0.5
02 sat. at discharge 92 ± 3.9 95 ± 2.3 90 ± 3.6 <0.001
Follow-up (years) 4.4 ± 2.2 4.4 ± 2.6 4.3 ± 2 0.8
02% sat. at Follow-up 95 ± 4 97 ± 1.6 93 ± 4.7 0.001
  1. * two diaphragmatic paralyses; one major bleed; one major atrial arrhythmia
  2. Legend: ECC: extracorporeal circulation; ICU: intensive care unit