Aneurysmal coronary arteriovenous fistula closing with covered stent deployment: a case report and review of literature.

@article{Ghaffari2011AneurysmalCA,
  title={Aneurysmal coronary arteriovenous fistula closing with covered stent deployment: a case report and review of literature.},
  author={S. R. Ghaffari and Fariborz Akbarzadeh and Leili Pourafkari},
  journal={Cardiology journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={556-9}
}
Coronary arteriovenous fistula (CAVF) is a rarely encountered congenital coronary anomaly, in which coronary artery blood flow bypasses the myocardial capillary network and usually drains to a heart chamber or great vessel. It is usually asymptomatic. However, the risk of symptoms and complications increases with age. High output heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, myocardial ischemia and infective endocarditis may complicate the course of this anomaly. The appearance, and even rupture, of a… CONTINUE READING

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