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Keywords:

  • anomalous coronaries;
  • embolization;
  • aneurysm;
  • coronary

Coronary artery fistulas are rare anomalies that are very rarely accompanied by an aneurysm. The minimally invasive method of percutaneous transradial embolization, using a thin guiding catheter, was used to treat a coronary artery fistula with an associated giant aneurysm. This technique, not previously described for this type of application, is presented as a case report. The successful outcome of this procedure demonstrated that transradial coronary interventions are useful for treating coronary artery fistulas with an associated giant aneurysm, especially in patients at high risk for conventional surgery or transfemoral interventions. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.