In this video from Mayo Clinic, cardiologists Alexander Egbe, M.D. and Semah Said, M.D. explore all aspects of the Fontan procedure. They touch on its history, purpose, and an explanation of the Fontan procedure. In addition Dr. Egbe and Dr. Said discuss potential long-term side effects or diagnoses of untreated patients and the symptoms that lead to a Fontan operation. In addition, the physicians explain the long-term survival rates for patients who undergo this procedure and more importantly how they can improve those survival rates in the future.
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