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Table 1 Mortality rate in different types of Fontan procedures

From: 30-year experience of Fontan surgery: single-centre’s data

Procedure Group Number of patients Mortality, n
Early Late Total
Atrio-pulmonary Fontan I 21 5 (24%) 5 (31%) 10 (48%)
TCPC with lateral tunnel II 4 1 (25%) 1 (33%) 2 (50%)
TCPC with extra-cardiac Ao homograft III 6 0 (0%) 1 (17%) 1 (17%)
TCPC with extra-cardiac expanded PTFE conduit IV 49 2 (4%) 1 (2%) 3 (6%)
TOTAL - 80 7 (9%) 9 (12%) 16 (20%)
  1. TCPC total cavopulmonary connection, PTFE polytetrafluoroethylene