Coronary artery fistulas: symptoms may not correlate to size. An emblematic case and literature review

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Buccheri, D.; Pisano, C.; Piraino, D.; Cortese, B.; Dendramis, G.; Chirco, P.; Balistreri, C.; Andolina, G.; Argano, V.; Ruvolo, G.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Barcaray Publishing (Dubai, Hong Kong, London), C/0 T&F Group, The Maze Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 58531, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Journal: issn: 2410-2636, eissn: 2409-3424
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17987/icfj.v4i0.116
  • Subject: treatment | coronary artery fistulas | RC666-701 | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | effort angina | Settore MED/23 - Chirurgia Cardiaca | diagnosis | Medicine | coronary artery fistulas, chest pain, effort angina, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment. | R | Settore MED/05 - Patologia Clinica | Settore MED/11 - Malattie Dell'Apparato Cardiovascolare | clinical presentation | chest pain

Fistulous communication of coronary with pulmonary arteries in the adults is a common type of coronary artery fistula (CAF)1—3. In most reported cases, the fistula usually arises from the proximal left and/or right coronary arteries via the anterior conal branches that ... View more