Internal mammary artery to pulmonary vasculature fistula - Case series

Arley Arrais Peter, Alexandre C. Ferreira, Kenneth Zelnick, Afolabi Sangosanya, Julio Chirinos, Eduardo De Marchena

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Abstract

Internal mammary artery to pulmonary vasculature fistula is a rare condition that can be congenital or associated with coronary bypass surgery, trauma, inflammation, or neoplasia. We report six cases of symptomatic internal mammary artery to pulmonary vasculature fistula diagnosed after coronary bypass surgery using left internal mammary artery graft.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)135-138
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume108
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 22 2006

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Keywords

  • Angina
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Interventional cardiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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