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J Card Surg. 2013 Jul;28(4):380-2. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12102. Epub 2013 Apr 18.

Surgical treatment of coronary arteriovenous fistulas and aortic valve insufficiency.

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  • 1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan.

Abstract

We report a 76-year-old female with Takayasu arteritis who was found to have multiple coronary arteriovenous fistulas (CAVFs), a pulmonary-to-systemic ratio of 2:1, and aortic valve insufficiency. Aortic valve replacement and ligation of multiple CAVFs with cardiopulmonary bypass were performed under cardioplegic arrest, thus minimizing coronary steal.

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