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Aortocaval fistulae: an occasional cause of congestive cardiac failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6962726     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two atypical patients with spontaneous aortocaval fistulae with a successful outcome, are presented. Lack of physician awareness is considered an important contributor to diagnostic delay. A finding at cardiac catheterization is described. Review of the English literature shows that satisfactory results in the management of this condition can now be expected.
Authors:
G R McDonald; K J Graham; B G Barratt-Boyes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0004-8682     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust N Z J Surg     Publication Date:  1982 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-04-07     Completed Date:  1983-04-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373115     Medline TA:  Aust N Z J Surg     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  573-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aorta, Abdominal / radiography
Aortic Aneurysm / complications,  surgery
Aortic Diseases / complications*,  radiography
Arteriovenous Fistula / complications*,  radiography
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Heart Catheterization
Heart Failure / etiology*
Humans
Male
Vena Cava, Inferior* / radiography

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