Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Fontan Surgery

Imran Khan

Monash Medical Centre

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Single Ventricle Selection Criteria Bidirectional Glenn Ventricular Function Pulmonary Circulation Coagulopathy Lymphatic Dysfunction Univentricular Hearts Exercise Capacity Thromboembolism Neurocognitive Defects Protein Losing Enteropathy

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About the book

The main objective of book project is to give a clear and concise summary of the operation which redefined the field of congenital heart surgery - fontan surgery. The book will discuss the anatomy of fontan circulation, its selection criteria of patients and pre-operative work. It will include topics of the physiology of fontan circulation, effects of systemic venous hypertension, cyanosis and collateral formation and discuss the operative steps of the procedure, the various stages and patients' progress from one stage of the procedure to the next one. Furthermore, complications and management shall also be discussed. Since nowadays, there are many adult fontan patients, this book will also focus on management of these adult patients after fontan procedure including medical review for other situations with pregnancy and contraception. The book will describe various modalities of medical management and pulmonary vasodilator therapy.

Publishing process

Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: October 31st 2019

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline Extended: Open for Submissions

Potential authors submit chapter proposals ready for review by the academic editor and our publishing review team.

Approved chapters written in full and submitted

Deadline for full chapters: January 20th 2020

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: April 9th 2020

Full chapter manuscripts are screened for plagiarism and undergo a Main Editor Peer Review. Results are sent to authors within 30 days of submission, with suggestions for rounds of revisions.

Book compiled, published and promoted

Expected publication date: June 8th 2020

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About the editor

Imran Khan

Monash Medical Centre

Dr. Imran Khan is currently doing his fellowship in Cardio thoracic surgery at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton,Australia. His areas of interest and expertise are total arterial CABG, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, mitral valve repair.

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