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Ann Card Anaesth. 2020 Jan-Mar;23(1):90-91. doi: 10.4103/aca.ACA_130_18.

Unusual left ventricle to left atrial fistula.

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1
Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia, Artemis Hospitals, Gurgaon, Haryana, India.
2
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India.
3
Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Left ventricular to left atrial fi stula is a very uncommon finding. Most of the cases are secondary to surgical procedures or paravalvular infectious process. The present case depicted an unusual regurgitation (apart from transmitral MR) through LV-LA fistula causing deterioration of the patient's symptoms.

KEYWORDS:

Endocarditis; infective; left ventricular fistula; mitral regurgitation

PMID:
31929256
DOI:
10.4103/aca.ACA_130_18
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