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Spontaneous thrombosis in a coronary artery fistula with aneurysmal dilatation of the sinus of Valsalva.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8279904     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This case report describes spontaneous thrombosis of a congenital coronary artery fistula with associated aneurysmal dilatation of the right coronary sinus of Valsalva. The grossly dilated sinus of Valsalva was reconstructed with a Dacron patch. Coronary revascularization was performed with a sequential saphenous vein graft anastomosed to the right posterior descending and posterior ventricular arteries distally and to the aorta proximally.
Authors:
P T Roughneen; M Bhattacharjee; P T Morris; M Nasser; G J Reul
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1994 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-02-10     Completed Date:  1994-02-10     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:  232-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute, Houston.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*,  surgery
Coronary Disease / complications*,  surgery
Coronary Thrombosis / complications*,  surgery
Female
Fistula / complications*,  surgery
Humans
Saphenous Vein / transplantation
Sinus of Valsalva* / surgery

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