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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 28-30

Complete Thrombosis of the Conduit and Inferior Vena-cava Early After Extracardiac Fontan Operation


1 Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, G. B. Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, Delhi, India
2 Department of Cardiac Anesthesiology, G. B. Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Nayem Raja
Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, G. B. Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, J.L.N. Marg, New Delhi - 110 002, Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2394-7438.201096

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Conduit thrombosis is a rare catastrophic complication of Fontan procedure. We report a case wherein the entire conduit and most of the inferior vena-cava got thrombosed within 8 days of the Fontan procedure. The patient was successfully managed by a surgical thrombectomy and Fontan takedown.


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