Left Atrial Appendage Enlarged by Coronary Artery Fistula after Surgical Closure of Appendage

Two years previously, a 73-year-old man with mitral regurgitation underwent mitral annuloplasty and left atrial appendage (LAA) exclusion by suturing the orifice from the endocardium. However, the mitral regurgitation became exacerbated, and the left atrium enlarged rapidly over a 6-month period. Computed tomography showed a heterogenic mass in the LAA, and… (More)