The Fontan Operation

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References First author Journal Year Design n Age BMI Male (%) Diagnosis APC/TCPC NYHA Peak VO2 ACEI/ARB ß Diuretics [24] Myers KA JASE 2013 Fontan 22 14.9 (7.6–18.7) 19.5 (15.0–25.7)…

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Pregnancy and Delivery

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Fig. 9.1 Incidence of dissection of the aorta in Marfan syndrome. Marfan syndrome patients tend to experience dissection of the aorta during pregnancy than nonpregnant period (4.4 % vs. 0.9 %, p < 0.05)…

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Aortic Coarctation

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Fig. 16.1 Schematic depiction of the three possible locations of the infolding relative to the patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). (a) Pre-ductal coarctation. (b) Para-ductal coarctation. (c) Post-ductal coarctation 16.2.2 Epidemiology…

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The Marfan Syndrome

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Family history Aortic dilation (Z ≥ 2) or dissection Ectopia lentis Systemic score (≥7 of 20) Pathogenic FBN1 mutation  X X    X  X   X   X   X  Xao X X    X  X   X  …

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Aortopathies: Clinical Manifestation

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General Advanced age Arteriosclerosis Arterial hypertension Genetic aortic syndromes (monogenetic diseases) Nonsyndromic Familial thoracic aortic aneurysm syndrome caused by mutations in the following genes ACTA2 MYH11 MMP3 MMP9 SMAD3 Syndromic…

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Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

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Fig. 18.1 Progressive neo-aortic dilation in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Box plots depicting the median value (middle line of box), the 25th and 75th percentiles (upper and low…

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Bicuspid Aortic Valve

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Type of study Frequency of BAV in the general population Frequency of aortopathy in BAV Autopsy 0.5–1.39% (meta-analysis of necropsy studies) [4] 7.5–11.2% of fatal aortic dissections have BAV [5–7]…

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Medications

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© Springer Japan KK 2017Koichiro Niwa and Harald Kaemmerer (eds.)Aortopathy10.1007/978-4-431-56071-5_10 10. Medications Hsin-Hui Chiu1, 2 and Mei-Hwan Wu1   (1) Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital and School of Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No….

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