Congenital Heart Disease

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Oct 7, 2019

Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Fontan Arrhythmias

By Christopher J. McLeod, M.B., @macsea

2019-10-30 McLoed Fontan


Christopher McLeod, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D. discusses a wide spectrum of disorders, with generic information explaining how a Fontan arrhythmia occurs in the video below.

Dr. McLeod explains how atrial flutter presents, that treatment is aimed at getting rid of the flutter and how ablation is the most common treatment for Fontan arrhythmias. Lastly he details the success they have found with it, but also what the downsides may be.





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