Summary Page Single Ventricle

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Single Ventricle - BT shunt

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  1. A single ventricle anomaly with a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt supplying pulmonary blood flow.
  2. Single normal-sized ventricle, the other ventricle is severely hypoplastic.
  3. Bidirectional Glenn Shunt: The superior vena cava has been connected to the right pulmonary artery.
  4. The Blalock-Taussig shunt is now divided.
  5. The Fontan operation: The inferior vena caval blood has been routed to the pulmonary artery, in this example using the extra-cardiac conduit technique.

Single Ventricle - Bidirectional Glenn

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Single Ventricle - completed Fontan

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