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Fistula from right internal mammary artery to superior vena cava after use of a laser sheath to extract a pacemaker lead.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23109780     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 55-year-old woman presented with dyspnea on exertion due to a right internal mammary artery-to-superior vena cava arteriovenous fistula that occurred after pacemaker lead extraction with a laser sheath. The fistula was successfully repaired by placing a covered stent in the right internal mammary artery. In this unusual location, endovascular stenting is a reasonable alternative to coil embolization or surgical repair of an arteriovenous fistula resulting from laser lead extraction.
Authors:
Federico E Azpurua; Kathryn G Dougherty; Ali Massumi; Neil E Strickman
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1526-6702     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Heart Inst J     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-30     Completed Date:  2013-04-10     Revised Date:  2013-07-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214622     Medline TA:  Tex Heart Inst J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  727-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Adult Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy
Catheters / adverse effects*
Device Removal / adverse effects*,  instrumentation
Dyspnea / etiology
Endovascular Procedures / instrumentation
Equipment Design
Female
Humans
Lasers, Excimer / adverse effects*
Mammary Arteries* / radiography
Middle Aged
Pacemaker, Artificial*
Stents
Treatment Outcome
Vena Cava, Superior* / radiography
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