Off-pump extracardiac Fontan completion: Surgical technique and pitfalls

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Completion of the extracardiac Fontan procedure is the final palliative stage for treating a functional single ventricle. It has been associated with a smaller incidence of atrial arrhythmias and more laminar flow in the Fontan pathway. We present our technique for the off-pump extracardiac Fontan procedure.

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© The Author 2021. Published by MMCTS on behalf of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. All rights reserved.


  • Extracardiac Fontan
  • Fontan procedure
  • Off-pump
  • Single ventricle


Dive into the research topics of 'Off-pump extracardiac Fontan completion: Surgical technique and pitfalls'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this