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Aorto-right ventricular fistula as an occasional finding.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15664555     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aorto-right ventricular fistulas are defects of the aortic wall in the area above the right coronary cusp, where it separates aorta and right ventricular outflowtract. Often, these injuries are due to trauma or infective endocarditis. We report an occasional finding of such a fistula, without these causes. There were no other abnormalities on the aortic valve, root or the ascending aorta.
Jeroen Walpot; Cees Klazen; Raymond Hokken; Jetze Sorgedrager; Martha Hoevenaar; Judith den Braber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1525-2167     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-24     Completed Date:  2005-06-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890618     Medline TA:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Ziekenhuis Walcheren, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Diseases / ultrasonography*
Cardiomyopathies / ultrasonography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Fistula / ultrasonography*
Heart Ventricles / ultrasonography
Middle Aged
Stroke / ultrasonography
Vascular Fistula / ultrasonography*

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