Safety and Utility of CardioMEMS Device for Remote Pulmonary Artery Monitoring in Pediatric Fontan Patients: A Case SeriesDeepti P Bhat, Joseph N Graziano, Byron J Garn, Wayne J Franklin
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
Patients with single ventricle congenital heart disease (SVCHD) who undergo total cavo-pulmonary anastomosis (Fontan surgery) suffer from elevated pulmonary artery pressure (PAP). Remote PAP monitor (CardioMEMs) has been extensively used in adults with limited experience in children. We report safety and utility of this device in 8 pediatric Fontan patients.