Published online by Cambridge University Press: 18 December 2013
Plastic bronchitis is a severe complication after a Fontan procedure, with an estimated incidence around 1–2% and poor prognosis. We present the cases of four patients with plastic bronchitis after a total cavopulmonary connection with a stenosis of the left pulmonary artery that was stented successfully. In three of the four patients, symptoms improved after catheter intervention in combination with pulmonary vasodilator and inhalative treatment.
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