Document Detail


Aortoventricular fistula secondary to blunt trauma: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9356077     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An aorto-right ventricular fistula secondary to nonpenetrating trauma is described. Review of the literature is reported. Ascending aortic injuries present as either traumatic pseudoaneurysms or, less commonly, as aortocardiac fistulas. Blunt cardiac injury is a frequent concomitant injury and contributes to the high mortality of this lesion. Prompt surgical intervention is required for survival.
Authors:
H A Siavelis; R Marsan; W J Marshall; K Maull
Related Documents :
2788687 - Round window reflex and oval window fistulae.
8738097 - Hemimegalencephaly associated with somatic hemihypertrophy and a malformation of the fe...
17195047 - Francesco rizzoli (1809-1880) and the elusive case of giulia: the description of an "ar...
25130107 - Alcoholic liver disease complicated by deep bleeding into the muscles or retroperitoneu...
19207437 - Two cases of pollen-food allergy syndrome to soy milk diagnosed by skin prick test, spe...
9569337 - Interhemispheric lipoma associated with subcutaneous lipoma.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of trauma     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0022-5282     ISO Abbreviation:  J Trauma     Publication Date:  1997 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-11-19     Completed Date:  1997-11-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376373     Medline TA:  J Trauma     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  713-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortic Diseases / etiology*,  surgery
Fatal Outcome
Fistula / etiology*,  surgery
Heart Diseases / etiology*,  surgery
Heart Ventricles
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Thoracic Injuries / complications*
Vascular Fistula / etiology*,  surgery
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications*

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


Previous Document:  Asymptomatic aortic stenosis and unexpected death in the trauma patient.
Next Document:  Wartime civilian injuries: epidemiology and intervention strategies.