Dr. Mark Rodefeld has published many academic papers on the Fontan Blood Pump concept. Here is a list of relevant citations -  

1.     Rodefeld MD, Boyd JH, Myers CD, LaLone BJ, Bezruczko AJ, Potter AW, Brown JW.  Cavopulmonary assist: Circulatory support for the univentricular Fontan circulation.  Ann Thorac Surg 2003;76:1911-6.

2.     Rodefeld MD, Boyd JH, Myers CD, Presson RG, Wagner WW, Brown JW. Cavopulmonary assist in the newborn: an alternative strategy for single-ventricle palliation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004;127:705-11.

3.     Myers CD, Mattix KD, Presson RG, Vijay P, Maynes D, Brown JW, Rodefeld MD. Twenty-four hour cardiopulmonary stability in a model of assisted newborn Fontan circulation. Ann Thorac Surg 2006;81:264-71.

4.     Myers CD, Boyd JH, Presson RG, Vijay P, Coats A, Brown JW, Rodefeld MD. Neonatal cavopulmonary assist: pulsatile versus steady-flow pulmonary perfusion. Ann Thorac Surg 2006;81:257-63.

5.     Throckmorton AL, Ballman KK, Myers CD, Litwak KN, Frankel SH, Rodefeld MD. Mechanical cavopulmonary assist for the univentricular Fontan circulation using a novel folding propeller blood pump. ASAIO J 2007;53:734-41.

6.     Throckmorton AL, Ballman KK, Myers CD, Frankel SH, Brown JW, Rodefeld MD. Performance of a 3-bladed propeller pump to provide cavopulmonary assist in the failing Fontan circulation. Ann Thorac Surg 2008.

7.     Rodefeld MD, Coats B, Fisher T, Giridharan GA, Chen J, Brown JW, Frankel SH. Cavopulmonary assist for the univentricular Fontan circulation: von Karman viscous impeller pump. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010;140:529-36.

8.     Myers CD, Ballman K, Riegle LE, Mattix KD, Litwak K, Rodefeld MD. Mechanisms of systemic adaptation to univentricular Fontan conversion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010;140:850-6.

9.     Rodefeld MD, Frankel SH, Giridharan GA. Cavopulmonary assist: (Em)powering the univentricular Fontan circulation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Ped Card Surg Annu 2011;14:45-54.

10.  Kennington JR, Frankel SH, Chen J, Koenig SC, Sobieski MA, Giridharan G, Rodefeld MD. Design optimization and performance studies of an adult scale viscous impeller pump for powered Fontan in an idealized total cavopulmonary connection. Cardiovasc Eng Tech 2011 (DOI: 10.1007/s1329-011-0058-2).

11.  Giridharan GA, Koenig SC, Kennington JR, Sobieski MA, Chen J, Frankel SH, Rodefeld MD. Performance evaluation of a pediatric viscous impeller pump for Fontan cavopulmonary assist. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013;145:249-57.

12.  Delorme Y, Anupindi K, Kerlo AE, Shetty D, Rodefeld MD, Chen J, Frankel SH. Large eddy simulation of powered Fontan hemodynamics. J Biomech 2013;46:408-22.

13.  Burns KM, Byrne BJ, Gelb BD, Kuhn B, Leinwand LA, Mital S, Pearson GD, Rodefeld MD, Rossano JW, Stauffer BL, Taylor MD, Towbin JA, Redington AN. New mechanistic and therapeutic targets for pediatric heart failure: report from a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group. Circulation 2014;130:79-86.

14.  Giridharan GA, Ising MS, Koenig S, Sobieski M, Chen J, Frankel SH, Rodefeld MD. Cavopulmonary assist for the failing Fontan circulation: impact of ventricular function on mechanical circulatory support strategy. ASAIO Journal 2014;60:707-15.

15.  Delorme YT, Kerlo AE, Anupindi K, Rodefeld MD, Frankel SH. Dynamic mode decomposition in an idealized total cavopulmonary connection. Fluid Dynamic Research Journal, 2014;46-041425.

16.  Iliff B, Kerlo A, Chen J, Rodefeld MD, Georgen C. In vitro ultrasound measurements of powered and unpowered total cavopulmonary connection. Austin J Biomed Eng2014;1(6). pii: 1026.

17.  Rodefeld MD. Mechanical circulatory support in congenital heart surgery: Are we are there yet? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Sep 7.

18.  Rodefeld MD. Cavopulmonary assist: Bridge to Fontan repair of single-ventricle circulation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.09.075.

19.  Rodefeld MD. Invited Commentary to Arnaoutakis GJ, Blitzer D, Fuller S, Eckhauser AW, Montenegro LM, Rossano JW, Gaynor JW. Mechanical circulatory support as bridge to transplantation for the failing single ventricle. Ann Thorac Surg 2017;103:197-8.