Children with single ventricle physiology must undergo a series of surgeries prior to undergoing the Fontan procedure. These children require lifelong cardiac care and can expect to experience multiple surgical and cardiac catheter-based procedures, recurrent hospitalizations, daily medications, and frequent outpatient follow-up. Our single ventricle team is uniquely equipped to help these patients and their families face these challenges.
The image below explains the path that many single ventricle patients may take. Ver esta información en espanól.