Endovascular Repair of a Left Axillary–Left Pulmonary Artery Fistula: Report of a Case

@article{Hadjimiltiades2007EndovascularRO,
  title={Endovascular Repair of a Left Axillary–Left Pulmonary Artery Fistula: Report of a Case},
  author={Stavros Hadjimiltiades and Polychronis Antonitsis and Dimitrios G Kaitzis and Michael Klimatsidas and Michael Mantelas and Ioannis Moros},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2007},
  volume={37},
  pages={980-983}
}
An abnormal communication between an artery of the systemic circulation and a pulmonary artery represents a rare clinical condition. A 76-year-old man presented with nocturnal dyspnea and retrosternal pain caused by a non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome. He had a history of a coronary artery bypass grafting operation 17 years previously, which required a repeat procedure 7 years later with a construction of an anastomosis of the left internal thoracic artery to the left anterior descending… CONTINUE READING