This website is dedicated to provide information about Fontan palliation, a series of surgeries for complex univentricular congenital heart diseases. The Congenital Heart Services Team of SCTIMST including the Departments of Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Anesthesiology, and Imaging Sciences and Interventional Radiology have vast expertise in treating complex congenital heart diseases.

The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum has facilities for diagnosis of complex univentricular heart diseases from fetal life and their management from neonatal period and beyond. Located at Thiruvananthapuram in the coastal state of Kerala, India, it is a tertiary care centre for the treatment of cardiac ailments. The Institute, which also hosts a research wing, is under Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

This website is designed to provide information and management of patients with complex congenital heart diseases along the Fontan pathway. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology, under the Department of Cardiology coordinates a dedicated Fontan clinic which focusses on the comprehensive rehabilitation of these patients with multi-disciplinary collaboration.