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Internal mammary artery graft to pulmonary vasculature fistula: a cause of recurrent angina.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2383119     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recurrent angina pectoris developed in a 59-year-old man 3 years after coronary artery bypass grafting using the left internal mammary artery. Cardiac catheterization showed a fistula between the left internal mammary artery and the pulmonary vasculature. This is an unusual documented case of postoperative internal mammary artery graft to pulmonary vasculature fistula after coronary artery bypass grafting. Division of this fistulous communication resulted in resolution of the patient's angina.
Authors:
J A Johnson; R Schmaltz; R J Landreneau; W P Wright; J J Curtis; J T Walls; W Nawarawong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1990 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-09-07     Completed Date:  1990-09-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia 65212.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angina Pectoris / etiology*
Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology*
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Humans
Male
Mammary Arteries*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / etiology*
Pulmonary Artery*
Pulmonary Veins*
Recurrence
Thoracic Arteries*

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