Chapter 12. Coronary Arterial Fistula

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch12

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Coronary Arterial Fistula, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch12

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • coronary artery fistula - coronary artery and adjacent chamber;
  • pulmonary artery - small fistulae site of entry;
  • fistula of major coronary arteries;
  • surgical repair of coronary fistula;
  • operative mortality being very low;
  • excellent long-term outcome after surgery;
  • device closure;
  • temporary occlusion of large fistula with balloon stopping high flow

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References