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J Vasc Surg. 2005 Dec;42(6):1218-20.

Successful management of concomitant aortoesophageal and aortotracheal fistulae secondary to a thoracic aortic aneurysm: case report and review of literature.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA. kraghave@ecmc.edu

Abstract

Thoracic aortic aneurysm with fistulization into the trachea or the esophagus is usually a lethal complication. An unusual case of combined aortotracheal and aortoesophageal fistulae is presented here. The patient had a successful outcome after resection of the aneurysm with tracheal repair and esophageal resection. A review of literature on this subject is also included in this manuscript.

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