Giant coronary artery fistula complicated by cardiac tamponade

Gamma, Reto; Seiler, Jens; Moschovitis, Giorgio; Mohacsi, Paul; Berdat, Pascal; Zenklusen, Regula Zürcher; Tüller, David; Walpoth, Nazan (2006). Giant coronary artery fistula complicated by cardiac tamponade. International journal of cardiology, 107(3), pp. 413-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.ijcard.2005.01.065

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A 30 year old female was admitted to the hospital with cardiogenic shock due to cardiac tamponade. A ruptured giant coronary artery fistula (CAF) originating from the left main coronary artery draining into the right atrium was identified as the cause. In this case report we describe the clinical course with emphasis on diagnostic work-up and imaging.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Seiler, Jens; Mohacsi, Paul; Berdat, Pascal and Walpoth, Belinda Nazan

ISSN:

0167-5273

ISBN:

16503264

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:46

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:41

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.ijcard.2005.01.065

PubMed ID:

16503264

Web of Science ID:

000236208300021

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/19055 (FactScience: 1423)

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