Dr Rachael Cordina
|Institute:||University of Sydney|
FONTAN Personalised Exercise Prescription at yoUr Place Trial
Babies born with a single ventricle (pumping heart chamber) now commonly survive well into adulthood after they undergo the Fontan operation. Approximately 1,400 people are alive today after this procedure in Australia and New Zealand, and 60,000 worldwide.
People with a Fontan circulation have impaired exercise capacity, reduced life expectancy and…