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?
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.
Any. Any top children's hospital in the country has adequately trained pediatric cardiac surgeons for this procedure.