Aneurysm of saphenous vein graft to coronary artery presenting as non-Q-wave myocardial infarction secondary to mass effect.

@article{Sahouri1995AneurysmOS,
  title={Aneurysm of saphenous vein graft to coronary artery presenting as non-Q-wave myocardial infarction secondary to mass effect.},
  author={S J Sahouri and R. L. Steele},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis},
  year={1995},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={325-8}
}
Large aneurysms (> 4 cm) of saphenous vein grafts (SVG) to coronary arteries are a rare complication of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). A 64-year-old male, status post-CABG 14 years ago, presented with dyspnea and diaphoresis. Pneumonia and non-Q-wave myocardial infarction (MI) were diagnosed. Cardiac catheterization and chest computed tomography demonstrated a 5 x 7-cm aneurysm of a SVG. At the time of surgery, the left internal mammary artery (grafted to the left anterior… CONTINUE READING