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Large bilateral coronary artery fistulae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17706806     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a case of impressive/large bilateral coronary artery fistulae in a patient who developed transient symptoms of palpitations during pregnancy. As this woman remained asymptomatic and her haemodynamic reserves during multiple pregnancies had been good, it was decided to apply a conservative approach. Consideration, in certain circumstances, should be given as to closure of these fistulae, in view of the potential to develop pulmonary hypertension as a result of a significant cardiovascular shunt.
Jerzy Wojciuk; Roger W Bury; David H Roberts
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2007-08-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  128     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-04     Completed Date:  2009-02-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e93-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Disease / diagnosis,  radiography
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / diagnosis,  radiography*
Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis,  radiography
Vascular Fistula / diagnosis,  radiography*

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