Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Annals

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The Fontan/Kreutzer Procedure: A Case Report

Manuchehr Hekmat 1 , Sima Rafieyian 1 and Shahla Roodpeyma 1 , *
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1 Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Shahid Modarres Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Annals: April 2017, 8 (2); e9873
  • Published Online: December 26, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 1, 2016
  • Accepted: December 18, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/mcardia.9873

To Cite: Hekmat M, Rafieyian S, Roodpeyma S. The Fontan/Kreutzer Procedure: A Case Report, Multidiscip Cardio Annal. 2017 ; 8(2):e9873. doi: 10.5812/mcardia.9873.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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