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Pregnancy and delivery in women after Fontan palliation.

Authors
  • Drenthen, W
  • Pieper, P G
  • Roos-Hesselink, J W
  • van Lottum, W A
  • Voors, A A
  • Mulder, B J M
  • van Dijk, A P J
  • Vliegen, H W
  • Sollie, K M
  • Moons, P
  • Ebels, T
  • van Veldhuisen, D J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Heart
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2006
Volume
92
Issue
9
Pages
1290–1294
Identifiers
PMID: 16449503
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Women can successfully complete pregnancy after adequate Fontan palliation without important long-term sequelae, although it is often complicated by clinically significant (non-)cardiac events. In addition, subfertility or infertility and menstrual disorders were common.

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