What is fenestration in fontan surgery?

What is fenestration in fontan surgery?

Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital, will discuss about fenestration in Fontan surgery in this video. Many a times when the lung pressure is not appropriate, then there is a hole between right and left side of heart which is known as fenestration. The saturation of the baby can fall around 90% and the hole in these kids is closed by a device through CAT procedure.

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Dr. Smita Mishra

Completed MD (Pediatrics) from S S Medical College, Rewa (MP). Done FNB (Pediatric Cardiology) from Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi. Has an illustrious experience of more than 20 years. Specialized in Interventional Pediatric Cardiology, and Noninvasive Pediatric Cardiology. Holds expertise in treating and managing Atrial Septal Defects, Congenital Valve Problems, Arrhythmias, Congenital Heart Disease, Kawasakis disease etc. Well-regarded member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics. Chairperson of IAP Cardiology Chapter & Executive board member of Delhi IAP. Has many appreciated papers and presentations to her credit, and has significantly contributed to the medical literature. Conceptualized programme called Spandan, for the children suffering from Heart disease, at native place Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. Has been awarded the IMA Best Doctor Award in 2013.

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