Arch Cardiovasc Dis 2017 Nov 13. Epub 2017 Nov 13.
Service de cardiologie pédiatrique, centre de référence malformations cardiaques congénitales complexes - M3C, hôpital universitaire Necker-Enfants-Malades, Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, 149, rue de Sèvres, 75015 Paris cedex, France; Université Paris V Descartes, 75006 Paris, France. Electronic address:
: Transcatheter stent-secured completion of total cavopulmonary connection (TCPC) after surgical preparations during the Glenn anastomosis procedure has been reported, but complications from this approach have precluded its clinical acceptance.Aims
: To analyse cardiovascular morphology and dimensions in children with bidirectional Glenn anastomosis, regarding the optimal device design for transcatheter Fontan completion without special surgical "preconditionings".Methods
: We retrospectively analysed 60 thoracic computed tomography and magnetic resonance angiograms performed in patients with a median age of 4. Read More