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Surgical management of a double coronary cameral fistula associated with mitral and tricuspid regurgitation, patent foramen ovale, and chronic atrial fibrillation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18782698     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coronary cameral fistula, a rare acyanotic congenital or acquired anomaly that involves a large communication between one of the coronary arteries and a cardiac chamber, is the most important hemodynamically significant coronary artery abnormality. This case report is the first description of the combination of double coronary artery cameral fistulas associated with pulmonary hypertension and congestive heart failure and complicated by mitral and tricuspid regurgitation, patent foramen ovale, and chronic atrial fibrillation.
Authors:
Georgios Dimitrakakis; Richard Wheeler; Ulrich Von Oppell; Georgios Zilidis; Nauroz Masani; Andrew Wood; Peter Grooves
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The heart surgery forum     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1522-6662     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Surg Forum     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-10     Completed Date:  2009-04-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891112     Medline TA:  Heart Surg Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E209-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK. gdimitrakakis@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atrial Fibrillation / complications*
Chronic Disease
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery*
Echocardiography
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Foramen Ovale, Patent / complications*
Heart Failure / complications
Humans
Hypertension, Pulmonary / complications
Male
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / complications*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / complications*
Vascular Fistula / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery*

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