Fontan

Fon·tan

(fon-tān'),
Francois M., mid-20th-century French thoracic surgeon. See: Fontan procedure, Fontan operation.
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Global Banking News-July 31, 2019-Mezzion reports encouraging results from the FUEL udenafil trial in adolescents with single ventricle heart disease with Fontan procedure
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 31, 2019-Mezzion reports encouraging results from the FUEL udenafil trial in adolescents with single ventricle heart disease with Fontan procedure
M2 PHARMA-July 31, 2019-Mezzion reports encouraging results from the FUEL udenafil trial in adolescents with single ventricle heart disease with Fontan procedure
Children born with only one ventricle undergo surgery called a Fontan procedure, which diverts blood returning from the veins directly to the main artery leading to the lungs, instead of the blood being pumped from the heart.
TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A scientific statement with recommendations for follow-up care in patients with Fontan circulation surviving into adulthood was published online July 1 in Circulation.
[USA], July 1 (ANI): A recent study on Fontan procedure, a method used for redirecting blood flow from the lower body to the lungs, discovered that the procedure allowed more people born with only one ventricle of the heart to survive into adulthood, but requires lifelong medical care.
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EU Ambassador to the Asean Francisco Fontan said the contest aims to enhance people-to-people connectivity among Asean member states.
"This was the second time he was being operated on and the family was fully informed of the risks involved in the Fontan procedure that was done on him.
Fontan procedure, or cavo-pulmonary circulation is surgical bypass of the right ventricle to divert systemic venous blood directly to pulmonary circulation.
Following Fontan procedure, the abnormality of pulmonary vein may have an influence over a patient's hemodynamic parameters.