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Multiple congenital coronary artery fistulae draining into the left ventrice

By Carlos Felipe Barrera Ramírez, Jesús Jiménez Mazuecos, Pilar Portero Pérez, Raúl Moreno, Rosana Hernández Antolín, Fernando Alfonso, Camino Bañuelos, Javier Escaned, Manel Sabaté and Caelos Macaya


Coronary artery fistula between a coronary artery and a cardiac chamber is a rare condition, especially when multiple fistulas communicate with the left ventricle. Herein we report a case of an elderly woman with multiple diffuse coronary artery-left ventricular fistulas diagnosed by angiography. Since the coronary artery-cardiac chamber communications were multiple and diffuse neither surgery nor transcatheter coil occlusion was considered in this case

Topics: Multiple coronary artery fistulae, Congenital heart disease, Diagnose by angiography
Publisher: Archivos de cardiología de México
Year: 2004
OAI identifier: oai:scielo:S1405-99402004000100006
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