Document Detail

Aorta-right atrial fistula after VSD operation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17377867     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a late complication after ventricular septal defect surgical repair. Proximally, the fistula spread into the right atrium, resulting in an aorta-right atrium fistula. This is a previously unreported iatrogenic complication after a cardiac operation. An aorta-to-right atrial fistula developed within 14 years after closure of an atrial and ventricular septal defect. Previous ventricular septal defect operations should be remembered as a possible cause of aorta-right atrial fistula. Surgical correction was required.
B Ozay; A S Okmen; M Idiz; E Okmen; B Ketenci; I Yekeler
Related Documents :
1452307 - Congenital heart disease in down syndrome: an echocardiographic study.
7289237 - Surgical treatment of the wolff-parkinson-white syndrome in infants and children.
19804317 - New concepts in transcatheter closure of paravalvular leaks.
20129577 - Septal pouch in the left atrium: a new anatomical entity with potential for embolic com...
23820197 - Echocardiographic assessment of coronary artery flow in normal dogs and model dogs with...
9472187 - Emt defibrillation does not increase survival from sudden cardiac death in a two-tiered...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0171-6425     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2007 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-22     Completed Date:  2007-08-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  122-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Istanbul, Turkey.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Aortic Diseases / etiology*,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*
Heart Atria / pathology,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / surgery
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular / surgery*
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis / surgery
Sinus of Valsalva / pathology,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Vascular Fistula / etiology*,  surgery,  ultrasonography

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Coexistent cardiac rhabdomyoma with mitral valve anomaly in patients with tuberous sclerosis: a case...
Next Document:  Challenging diagnosis of an unusual solitary pulmonary nodule.