[Iatrogenic left coronaro-atrial fistula after mitral valve replacement: apropos of a case].

@article{Ramsheyi1995IatrogenicLC,
  title={[Iatrogenic left coronaro-atrial fistula after mitral valve replacement: apropos of a case].},
  author={S A Ramsheyi and Patrick R Nataf and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique Jault and Alain J. Pavie and Iradj Gandjbakhch},
  journal={Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux},
  year={1995},
  volume={88 12},
  pages={1897-9}
}
The authors report a case of an iatrogenic fistula between the left circumflex coronary artery and left atrium. The fistula was a complication of reoperation to replace a mitral valvuloplasty annulus by a mechanical hemi-disc prosthesis (Saint Jude Medical). Diagnosis was made by transoesophageal echocardiography and confirmed by coronary angiography. The… CONTINUE READING