[Left coronaro-ventricular fistula after myocardial infarction. Apropos of a case].

@article{Agostini1992LeftCF,
  title={[Left coronaro-ventricular fistula after myocardial infarction. Apropos of a case].},
  author={Denis Agostini and Gilles M. Grollier and Patrice Scanu and T Lognon{\'e} and Jean Claude Potier},
  journal={Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux},
  year={1992},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={373-6}
}
Coronary artery-cardiac fistulae are uncommon and usually congenital abnormalities. The majority of these fistulae communicate with the right heart chambers. Acquired coronary-left heart fistulae are very rare: secondary to trauma, cardiac surgery, angioplasty or endomyocardial biopsy. Fistulae secondary to myocardial infarction are rare but have been described. The authors report the case of a man with anterior wall infarction treated by fibrinolysis and by angioplasty of the left anterior… CONTINUE READING