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Postoperative diagnosis of aorto-right ventricular outflow tract fistula caused by stab wound: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17628398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Traumatic aorto-right ventricular fistulas are rare lesions after penetrating thoracic injuries. Although aorto-right ventricular fistulas are well tolerated initially, most of them result in heart failure over a variable period. Penetrating cardiac trauma cases often need prompt cardiac surgery that does not allow further and detailed imaging methods for early diagnosis of lesions such as intracardiac defects and intracardiac fistulas. In this article, we report a case of aorto-right ventricular outflow tract fistula after a stab wound that was diagnosed on the second day after first successful surgery for acute tamponade.
Authors:
Cayan Cakir; Hamza Duygu; Baris Kilicaslan; Faruk Ertas; Necmi Ozen; Cem Nazli; Oktay Ergene
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-07-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1097-6795     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-06     Completed Date:  2008-01-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1415.e5-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aorta / ultrasonography*
Arterio-Arterial Fistula / etiology*,  ultrasonography*
Heart Ventricles / ultrasonography*
Humans
Male
Wounds, Stab / complications*,  ultrasonography*

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