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Percutaneous iatrogenic coronary fistula closure in heart transplant recipient.
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PMID:  22499968     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 61-year-old man with ischemic cardiomyopathy underwent orthotopic heart transplantation. On routine coronary angiography 1 year later, a huge fistula was seen between the left anterior descending coronary artery and the right ventricle. When the patient developed symptoms of ischemia 8 years later, the fistula was successfully closed percutaneously, using a covered stent.
Giuseppe Bruschi; Jacopo Oreglia; Paola Colombo; Federico De Marco; Maria Frigerio; Luigi Martinelli; Silvio Klugmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  188-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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