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My son has a double inlet left ventricle and is about to have his 3rd heart surgery, the fontan procedure. What is the best type medical center for this procedure?
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Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Pediatric Hospital
The fontan procedure is typically performed in children with congenital heart disease such as left hypoplastic heart or tricuspid atresia.
It is best to go to hospitals with the most volume and experience in handling this condition, such as a pediatric hospital or hospital with a high volume of pediatric cardiac surgeries.

In brief: Pediatric Hospital
The fontan procedure is typically performed in children with congenital heart disease such as left hypoplastic heart or tricuspid atresia.
It is best to go to hospitals with the most volume and experience in handling this condition, such as a pediatric hospital or hospital with a high volume of pediatric cardiac surgeries.
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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Dr. Matthew Kellems
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Any
Any top children's hospital in the country has adequately trained pediatric cardiac surgeons for this procedure.

In brief: Any
Any top children's hospital in the country has adequately trained pediatric cardiac surgeons for this procedure.
Dr. Matthew Kellems
Dr. Matthew Kellems
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