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Coronary arteriovenous fistulas with giant aneurysm: two case reports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10430533     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Coronary arteriovenous fistulas are rare, particularly in association with coronary aneurysms. Two rare cases of patients with coronary arteriovenous fistulas and giant aneurysmal formation are described. A right coronary fistula that drained into the superior vena cava was demonstrated in one patient. The remaining patient had a documented left coronary fistula that drained into a main pulmonary artery and had evidence of several plexal vessels that transversed through the pulmonary trunk and toward the pericardial reflex. Under cardiopulmonary bypass, the fistulas and plexal vessels were successfully ligated without any injury to the native coronary circulation.
T Katoh; N Zempo; Y Minami; K Suzuki; Y Fujimura; H Tsuboi; K Esato; T Gondo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular surgery (London, England)     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0967-2109     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1999 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-21     Completed Date:  1999-09-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9308765     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  470-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Department of Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Fistula / radiography,  surgery*
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Coronary Aneurysm / radiography,  surgery*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Vessels / surgery*
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods

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