Congenital subclavian arteriovenous malformation causing cardiac failure in an adult.

  title={Congenital subclavian arteriovenous malformation causing cardiac failure in an adult.},
  author={Thattungal M Anoop and Perinthottathil Sreejith and Joby K. Thomas and B Sebastian Gailin and Puthiyavettil K Jabbar and Cherian C. Ittycheria and Raju George},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography},
  volume={22 7},
Congenital arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) of the thoracic region are rarely reported in adults. The authors report an unusual case of a 30-year-old man who presented with a large congenital AVM and heart failure. The diagnosis was made using transthoracic Doppler echocardiography and computed tomography. Embolization followed by surgical resection of the AVM resulted in the prompt relief of heart failure. 


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