Ioannis Fessatidis

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BACKGROUND Bland-White-Garland syndrome (anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery) is a rare disease which may result in myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and sometimes death during the early infantile period. CASE PRESENTATION A successfully treated case of a 45-year-old mother of 2 children with(More)
BACKGROUND Hemangiopericytoma is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm, accounting for about 1% of vascular tumors The tumor occurs most commonly in the skin, subcutaneous soft tissues, muscles of the extremities, retroperitoneum but rarely in the lung, trachea or mediastinum. CASE PRESENTATION A rare case of primary mediastinal hemangiopericytoma is presented. A(More)
A 61-year old female presented with cardiac arrest. The diagnostic process following successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation was consistent with a left anterior descending to pulmonary artery fistula (Figs. 1 and 2). The patient underwent surgical ligation of the fistula, under cardiopul-monary bypass without complications. Fig. 1. Coronary angiogram(More)
spontaneous coronary artery dissections in atherosclerotic patients. Report of nine cases with review of the pertinent literature. We read with great interest Hirose and colleagues' article concerning a patient with spontaneous left main coronary artery dissection due to possible cystic medial necrosis that was found in the internal mammary arteries w1x.(More)
S. Large saphenous vein graft aneurysm with a fistula to the right atrium. Superior vena cava syndrome secondary to saphenous venous graft aneurysm with right atrial fistula. Giant true saphenous vein graft aneurysm causing cardiac compression: a rare cause of atrial flutter. A large coronary artery saphenous vein bypass graft aneurysm with a fistula: case(More)
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumours are reported to occur in a variety of sites, including the head and neck, abdominal organs, central nervous system and urinary tract. They only rarely occur in the lung. We report a case of a 25-year-old male admitted with haemoptysis. His chest radiograph showed a peripheral right lung opacity and computed tomography(More)
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