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Iatrogenic atrial septal defect and aortoatrial fistula in a patient with endovascular prosthesis in the inferior vena cava

Barrio-López MT, Martín-Trenor A, Mastrobuoni S, Gavira-Gómez JJ. [SP]
Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Magazine: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery

Date: Feb 1, 2012

Cardiac Surgery [SP] Cardiology

Percutaneous procedures and endovascular prostheses are becoming increasingly frequent, replacing classic interventions, and new complications are now appearing.

We report the case of a liver transplant patient with a stenosis in the anastomosis of the suprahepatic veins to inferior vena cava, treated by self-expanding prosthesis, who developed an aorto-right atrial fistula and an atrial septal defect. Open heart surgery was performed to correct the defects. Transthoracic echocardiogram 1 year later revealed no evidence of residual shunt.

CITATION  Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb;93(2):e23-5

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