Coronary Fistula and Myocardial Ischemia: What is the Relationship?


Coronary artery fistula is a rare anomaly; large fistulae may result in myocardial ischemia from coronary steal. We present the case of a 73-year-old male who presented with exertional angina; imaging demonstrated severe coronary artery disease and a large coronary artery fistula. Ligation of the fistula resulted in severe right ventricular failure and… (More)


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@article{Shah2016CoronaryFA, title={Coronary Fistula and Myocardial Ischemia: What is the Relationship?}, author={Ashish H Shah and Robert J. Cusimano and Maral Ouzounian}, journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology}, year={2016}, volume={28 11}, pages={E134-E135} }