Event Title

Coronary Artery Fistula and Myocardial Infarction- A Case Report

Location

Auditorium Pond Side

Start Date

26-2-2014 10:30 AM

Abstract

Coronary artery fistulas are rare congenital or acquired coronary artery anomalies that can originate from any of the three major coronary arteries & drain in all the cardiac chambers & great vessels. A combination like the one described in the present case, patient presented with myocardial infarction, is unusual since fistulas originate from left coronary artery in about 35% cases & drain into the pulmonary artery occurs in only 17%.

Keywords: Coronary artery fistula, Myocardial infarction, ACS, Congenital malformation

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Feb 26th, 10:30 AM

Coronary Artery Fistula and Myocardial Infarction- A Case Report

Auditorium Pond Side

Coronary artery fistulas are rare congenital or acquired coronary artery anomalies that can originate from any of the three major coronary arteries & drain in all the cardiac chambers & great vessels. A combination like the one described in the present case, patient presented with myocardial infarction, is unusual since fistulas originate from left coronary artery in about 35% cases & drain into the pulmonary artery occurs in only 17%.

Keywords: Coronary artery fistula, Myocardial infarction, ACS, Congenital malformation