Atrial tachyarrhythmias late after Fontan operation are related to increase in mortality and hospitalization

International Journal of Cardiology, 05/24/2012

In adult patients with a Fontan–type operation, the presence of atrial tachyarrhythmias is associated with higher morbidity and mortality at mid–term follow–up. Whether early arrhythmia targeting intervention may improve clinical outcome needs to be studied in a prospective manner.

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