Progressive intrapulmonary shunting in a child after bidirectional Glenn operation only resolved after total cavopulmonary completion

Int J Cardiol. 2008 Aug 1;128(1):e12-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2007.04.156. Epub 2007 Aug 13.


We report on a girl with progressive intrapulmonary shunting after bidirectional Glenn (BDG) operation and resolution of these microscopic fistulas after completion to total cavopulmonary connection (TCPC).

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass / methods
  • Female
  • Fontan Procedure / methods*
  • Heart Defects, Congenital / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Pulmonary Circulation*