Adventitious Aortic Pulmonary Fistula


avatar Ahmad Mirdamadi 1 , *


how to cite: Mirdamadi A . Adventitious Aortic Pulmonary Fistula. Multidiscip Cardio Annal. 2013;5(2 & 3):e8788.


Aortic pulmonary fistula is an uncommon complication of an aortic aneurysm that
can lead to several complications; by the way it is a highly fatal occurrence at the
end. Young man with history of aortic valve replacement was admitted due to recent
dyspnea. Diagnosis was determined aortic pulmonary fistula, but before the surgery he
died. Although this group of patients have poor prognosis, early and accurate diagnosis
and management can save their lives. On the other hand we should evaluate aorta
while managing aortic valve disorder


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