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Coronary to pulmonary artery fistula--diagnosis by transesophageal echocardiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16412187     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Coronary artery fistulas (CAFs) are rare coronary anomalies which generally require coronary angiography for definitive diagnosis. CAFs most commonly drain into the right atrium or right ventricle, but occasionally can drain into the pulmonary artery. We report the case of an asymptomatic coronary to pulmonary artery fistula, which could only be definitively diagnosed with transesophageal echocardiography.
Tochi M Okwuosa; Ethan L Gundeck; R Parker Ward
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0742-2822     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2006 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-17     Completed Date:  2006-06-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Non-invasive Imaging Laboratories, Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Arterio-Arterial Fistula / ultrasonography*
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / ultrasonography*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal*
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*,  ultrasonography*

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