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Plastic bronchitis after Fontan operation: treatment with stent fenestration of the Fontan circuit
  1. M Chaudhari,
  2. O Stumper

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Plastic bronchitis is an extremely rare and potentially fatal complication after Fontan operation. It is characterised by expectoration of long, branching bronchial casts and can manifest with recurrent life threatening airway obstruction. The pathogenesis of this condition is not entirely clear. Contributing roles of elevated pulmonary venous pressure, increased central venous pressure, and …

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