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Subtotal obstruction of a tube fenestrated fontan conduit
  1. S Moodley1,
  2. S K Gandhi2,
  3. K C Harris1
  1. 1Division of Cardiology, British Columbia Children's Hospital and The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  2. 2Division of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, British Columbia Children's Hospital and The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kevin C Harris, Division of Cardiology, British Columbia Children's Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, 1F Clinic, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 3V4; kharris2{at}cw.bc.ca

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A boy with Ebstein's anomaly underwent uneventful, staged palliation to a fontan circulation. Fontan completion consisted of a 16 mm Gore-Tex extracardiac conduit between the inferior vena cava (IVC) and right pulmonary artery. A 6 mm polytetrafluoroethylene tube graft was anastamosed end-to-side between the extracardiac conduit and the right atrium to create a fenestration. Two surgical clips were placed in the mid-portion of the graft to reduce the fenestration lumen. Catheterisation …

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