[Acquired systemic arteriovenous fistulas. Experience of 33 cases].

  title={[Acquired systemic arteriovenous fistulas. Experience of 33 cases].},
  author={L O Dallo and C H Pastrana and Gonzalo Rodriguez and O Medina Mora and Rodolfo Barrag{\'a}n and David Bialostozky},
  journal={Archivos del Instituto de Cardiologia de Mexico},
  volume={54 2},
We analyzed 33 cases of Acquired Systemic Arteriovenous Fistulas (FAVSA) seen in the INC-ICH between 1945 and 1981. The most frequent causes were traumatic (gunshot and knife wounds) and iatrogenic (surgery). The most affected vessels were femoral, carotid, axillary and subclavian. The FAVSA produced a hyperkinetic hemodynamic syndrome of high output that frequently resulted in fistular cardiopathy. Fistular cardiopathy and heart failure became evident from 4 days to 31 years after the initial… CONTINUE READING
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