vascular fistula

Summary

Summary: An abnormal passage between two or more arteries, or between an artery and a vein.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Aortoesophageal fistula after thoracic aortic stent-graft placement: a rare but catastrophic complication of a novel emerging technique
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:570-6. 2009
  2. ncbi Successful one-stage operation of aortoesophageal fistula from thoracic aneurysm using a rifampicin-soaked synthetic graft
    Takehiro Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kinki University School of Medicine, 377 2 Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayama, Osaka 589 8511, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:322-4. 2008
  3. ncbi Successful repair of an aortoesophageal fistula with aneurysm from esophageal diverticulum
    Fuyuhiko Yasuda
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and The Second Department of Surgery, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:637-9. 2002
  4. ncbi [A case of pancreaticoportal fistula associated with acute severe pancreatitis]
    Young Sun Yeo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 46:485-8. 2005
  5. ncbi Spontaneous pancreatic pseudocyst-portal vein fistula presenting with pancreatic ascites: strength of MR cholangiopancreatography
    S E Yoon
    Department of Radiology, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, 344 2 Sinyongdong, Iksan, Jeonbuk 570 711, Korea
    Br J Radiol 81:e13-6. 2008
  6. ncbi Surgical management of primary aortoesophageal fistula secondary to thoracic aneurysm
    M J Reardon
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:967-70. 2000
  7. ncbi Endovascular repair of bleeding aortoenteric fistulas: a 5-year experience
    J A Burks
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Vasc Surg 34:1055-9. 2001
  8. ncbi Diagnosis and management of aortoesophageal fistula caused by a foreign body
    Giuseppe S Sica
    Department of Surgery, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:2217-8. 2004
  9. ncbi Emergency endovascular repair of an aortoesophageal fistula caused by a foreign body
    Joeri Assink
    Department of Vascular Surgery, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Endovasc Ther 12:129-33. 2005
  10. ncbi Aortoesophageal fistula-relief of massive hematemesis with an endovascular stent-graft
    N Kato
    Department of Radiology, Mie University Hospital, 2 174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 34:63-6. 2000

Research Grants

  1. VENTRICULAR REMODELING IN HEART FAILURE
    Paul Grayburn; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Effect of NSAIDs on risk of Incident Lung Cancer: a cohort study
    Christopher Slatore; Fiscal Year: 2008
  3. Functional MR in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
    Paul Grayburn; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications215 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Aortoesophageal fistula after thoracic aortic stent-graft placement: a rare but catastrophic complication of a novel emerging technique
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:570-6. 2009
    ..Our goal was to report characteristics and outcomes of 6 patients with aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)...
  2. ncbi Successful one-stage operation of aortoesophageal fistula from thoracic aneurysm using a rifampicin-soaked synthetic graft
    Takehiro Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kinki University School of Medicine, 377 2 Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayama, Osaka 589 8511, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:322-4. 2008
    ..This is the original report of the surgical repair of aortoesophageal fistula using a rifampicin-soaked graft...
  3. ncbi Successful repair of an aortoesophageal fistula with aneurysm from esophageal diverticulum
    Fuyuhiko Yasuda
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and The Second Department of Surgery, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:637-9. 2002
    ..In this case, esophageal diverticulum was diagnosed before the development of an aortoesophageal fistula associated with an aneurysm...
  4. ncbi [A case of pancreaticoportal fistula associated with acute severe pancreatitis]
    Young Sun Yeo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 46:485-8. 2005
    ..Pancreaticoportal fistula was diagnosed by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. He recovered after distal pancreatectomy with splenectomy and supportive care...
  5. ncbi Spontaneous pancreatic pseudocyst-portal vein fistula presenting with pancreatic ascites: strength of MR cholangiopancreatography
    S E Yoon
    Department of Radiology, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, 344 2 Sinyongdong, Iksan, Jeonbuk 570 711, Korea
    Br J Radiol 81:e13-6. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi Surgical management of primary aortoesophageal fistula secondary to thoracic aneurysm
    M J Reardon
    Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:967-70. 2000
    ..We report a successful repair of primary aortoesophageal fistula, secondary to descending thoracic aortic aneurysm, and review the evolution of management since the three previously reported successful repairs at our institution...
  7. ncbi Endovascular repair of bleeding aortoenteric fistulas: a 5-year experience
    J A Burks
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Vasc Surg 34:1055-9. 2001
    ..In the setting of gross infection, it may also be considered in high-risk patients as a bridge to more definitive treatment after hemodynamic stabilization and optimization...
  8. ncbi Diagnosis and management of aortoesophageal fistula caused by a foreign body
    Giuseppe S Sica
    Department of Surgery, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:2217-8. 2004
    ..A case of aortoesophageal fistula caused by a swallowed fish bone leading to respiratory arrest is reported. The clinical presentation was unusual. The successful treatment required the use of hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  9. ncbi Emergency endovascular repair of an aortoesophageal fistula caused by a foreign body
    Joeri Assink
    Department of Vascular Surgery, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Endovasc Ther 12:129-33. 2005
    ..To report stent-graft treatment of an aortoesophageal fistula caused by a foreign body...
  10. ncbi Aortoesophageal fistula-relief of massive hematemesis with an endovascular stent-graft
    N Kato
    Department of Radiology, Mie University Hospital, 2 174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 34:63-6. 2000
    ..5 months later, which was caused by a tracheoesophageal fistula. Stent-graft repair is a safe and effective method to treat aortoesophageal fistula and may be an alternative to surgical resection...
  11. pmc Aortoesophageal fistula: value of in situ aortic allograft replacement
    Edouard Kieffer
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Pitie Salpetriere University Hospital, Paris, France
    Ann Surg 238:283-90. 2003
    ..The purpose of this report is to describe our experience in management of aortoesophageal fistulas (AEF) with special emphasis on the value of in situ aortic allograft replacement...
  12. pmc Perforation of the oesophagus and aorta after eating fish: an unusual cause of chest pain
    H D'Costa
    Horton Hospital, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, Banbury, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:385-6. 2003
    ..In the case described here, the fistula was demonstrated on contrast computed tomography before surgery, thus informing surgical management. The patient is the eighth reported survivor...
  13. ncbi Endovascular treatment of aortoesophageal and aortobronchial fistulae
    Roberto Chiesa
    Vascular Surgery, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Vita Salute University School of Medicine, Milano, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 51:1195-202. 2010
    ..However, relatively little is known about results of TEVAR for AEF and ABF due to their rarity and the lack of large surveys...
  14. ncbi Long-term follow-up of acquired coronary artery fistula after septal myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Ashish Awasthi
    Division of Cardiology, State University of New York, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:1104-7. 2002
    ..Medical therapy appears to be the appropriate treatment strategy in these patients...
  15. ncbi Diagnosis of a coronary artery fistula thirty years after myectomy for septal hypertrophy
    J Voet
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Gent, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 55:197-8. 2000
    ..We discuss the prevalence, diagnosis and natural history of coronary artery fistulas. In our patient we followed a conservative strategy...
  16. ncbi Successful management of latrogenic aortoduodenal fistula by intraaortic endovascular stent-graft and duodenal diversion
    Cheng Chan Yu
    Department of Surgery, Cardiology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:431-3. 2007
    ..The patient remained disease-free 3 years after operation. With a prompt diagnosis, duodenal diversion with endoluminal aortic stent may be a better option for iatrogenic aortoduodenal fistula...
  17. ncbi Aortoduodenal fistula complicated by acupuncture
    Sung A Chang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, Republic of Korea
    Int J Cardiol 104:241-2. 2005
    ..In this article, we present a case of 68-year-old man who died of massive hematemesis resulting from aortoduodenal fistula (ADF), a rare complication of acupuncture therapy...
  18. ncbi [Treatment of vascular prosthesis infection and aorto-enteric fistula as a late complication after reconstructive surgery of the abdominal aorta--a case report]
    S Wasikova
    II chirurgická klinika FN u sv Anny, Brno
    Rozhl Chir 86:522-4. 2007
    ..8 months after the surgery, the patient is in good condition without walking limitation...
  19. ncbi Secondary aortoenteric fistula
    Kimihiro Yoshimoto
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 42:805. 2005
  20. ncbi Acute gastrointestinal bleeding due to primary aortoduodenal fistula: report of two rare cases
    Ufuk Tutun
    Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 15:253-7. 2004
    ..In this report, a case of ruptured primary aortic aneurysm and another case of para-aortic pseudo-aneurysm connected with the duodenum, both of which were treated successfully by surgical operation, are presented...
  21. ncbi Staged endovascular stent-grafting and surgical treatment of a secondary aortoduodenal fistula
    F Biancari
    Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, P O Box 21, 90229 Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 31:42-3. 2006
    ..Forty days after stent-grafting, Tc-99m-HMPAO labelled leukocyte scanning failed to identify leukocyte infiltration of the graft and there were no clinical signs of infection. At 8-month follow up, the patient was asymptomatic...
  22. ncbi Aortoduodenal fistula after abdominal aortic stent graft presenting with extremity abscesses
    Sean P Lyden
    Department of Vascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Vascular 13:305-8. 2005
    ..AEF can occur after endoluminal stent graft (ELG) in the absence of aneurysm growth, endoleak, migration, or inflammation. AEF can cause ELG infection and extremity infection...
  23. ncbi [Aortoduodenal fistulae: about two cases]
    Y Kalko
    Service de Chirurgie Thoracique et Cardiovasculaire, hôpital de Bezm I Alem Vakif Gureba, Capa, Istanbul, Turquie
    Ann Chir 131:331-3. 2006
    ..The results of surgical treatment may be disappointing because of postoperative complications. We report here two cases and discuss the diagnostic investigations and characteristics of aortoduodenal fistulae...
  24. ncbi Secondary aortoduodenal fistula with a fatal outcome: report of six cases
    Panagiotis Katsinelos
    Department of Endoscopy and Motility Unit, Aristotle University, G Gennimatas Hospital, Ethnikis Aminis 41, 546 35 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Surg Today 35:677-81. 2005
    ..We also discuss the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of AEFs, emphasizing the value of clinical suspicion and negative endoscopy in establishing the diagnosis and the need for early operative intervention...
  25. ncbi Temporary endovascular control of a bleeding aortoenteric fistula by transcatheter coil embolization
    Christos D Karkos
    Departments of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE1 5WW, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:867-71. 2005
    ..Coil embolization may be a useful adjunct in the management of such difficult problems. This approach may buy time and allow careful planning of a definitive treatment or may serve as a palliative procedure in inoperable patients...
  26. ncbi Aortoduodenal fistula following aortobifemoral bypass
    K Limani
    Department of Visceral Surgery, RHMS hospital, Ath, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 105:207-9. 2005
    ..The authors discuss the modern management of this challenging complication of aortic surgery...
  27. ncbi [Aortoduodenal fistula revealed by acute fever with heavy and swollen red leg]
    J Seneschal
    Service de Dermatologie, Hopital Haut Leveque, CHU de Bordeaux
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 134:847-50. 2007
    ..The clinical picture usually includes digestive features and fever, unlike our observation where fistula was revealed by heavy and swollen leg with cutaneous septic abscesses but no digestive signs...
  28. ncbi Intra vascular ultra sound: one more tool to diagnose aorto-duodenal fistula
    M Maternini
    General Surgery Department, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:542-4. 2006
    ..Precise diagnosis was obtained using intra vascular ultrasound (IVUS). IVUS allowed prompt diagnosis of the aorto-duodenal fistula and opened the way to its endovascular treatment...
  29. ncbi Endovascular repair in the presence of aortic infection
    Jose A Gonzalez-Fajardo
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Hospital Clinico Universitario of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:94-8. 2005
    ..A review of the literature with positive and negative results has been included for a better understanding of this condition...
  30. ncbi [An aorto-enteric fistula]
    J Podlaha
    II chirurgická klinika MU, FN U sv Anny, Brno
    Rozhl Chir 83:506-8. 2004
    ..Haemorrhaging aorto-enteric fistules must be surgically managed in clinics specialized in vascular surgery...
  31. ncbi Twenty-one cases of aortoenteric fistula: lessons for the general surgeon
    Juan C Cendan
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0286, USA
    Am Surg 70:583-7; discussion 587. 2004
    ..Simple bowel repairs were sufficient when technically possible. Duodenal exclusion is not an obligatory adjunct to duodenal repairs...
  32. ncbi [Penetrating aortic ulcer with severe gastrointestinal bleeding]
    B Certik
    Chirurgische Klinik, Universitätskrankenhaus der Karlsuniversität in Pilsen, Czech Republik
    Zentralbl Chir 129:183-4. 2004
    ..Primary aortoenteric fistula has a fatal outcome unless it is diagnosed accurately and urgently treated by surgical intervention. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography is the primary imaging modality to specify the diagnosis...
  33. ncbi A case of aortoenteric fistula following abdominal aortic reconstruction
    Koji Tsutsumi
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sagamihara Kyodo Hospital, Sagamihara, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 13:282-6. 2007
    ..Although the patient remained in good health for 3 years with no complications, he died of aortic stump disruption 43 months after the last operation...
  34. ncbi Endovascular repair of a presumed aortoduodenal fistula
    Shinichi Suzuki
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 11:424-8. 2005
    ..The ulcer-like lesions at the site of the duodenal wall perforated by the pseudoaneurysm also resolved. Endovascular stent-grafts may have a role to play in management of aortoduodenal fistula...
  35. ncbi Percutaneous management of complications (aortoenteric fistula and sac abscess) following bypass surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Hemant Deshmukh
    Department of Radiology, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, 400 012, India
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:778-81. 2007
  36. ncbi Endovascular treatment of a bleeding secondary aorto-enteric fistula. A case report with 1-year follow-up
    Elias N Brountzos
    Second Department of Radiology, Athens University, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:1037-41. 2007
    ..The patient developed periaortic infection 4 months later, but he was managed with antibiotics. The patient is well 1 year after the procedure...
  37. ncbi Aortoduodenal fistula 5 years after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with the Ancure stent graft
    Blaine J Ruby
    Department of Surgery, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI 54601, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:834-6. 2007
    ..Fistulization occurred despite accurate stent graft placement without migration, endoleak, or aortic sac size enlargement on annual postoperative imaging studies...
  38. ncbi Aortoduodenal fistula and streptococcal myonecrosis
    Ayman S Abdelrazeq
    Department of General Surgery, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Huddersfield, England
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:268-71. 2008
    ..This article highlights the etiologic dilemma, diagnostic difficulties, and management challenges inherent in such cases. Pitfalls in our management of this patient are discussed...
  39. ncbi Primary aortoduodenal fistula: a challenge to the vascular surgeon
    Gian Franco Veraldi
    I Divisione Clinicizzata di Chirurgia Generale, SSO Ospedaliera di Chirurgia Vascolare, Azienda Ospedaliero, Universitaria di Verona, Ospedale Civile Maggiore, Verona
    Chir Ital 60:273-7. 2008
    ..The postoperative course was uneventful and after 6 months the patient is doing well without any recurrence of infection...
  40. ncbi Upper gastrointestinal bleeding due to primary aortoenteric fistula
    S Gourgiotis
    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Department, Royal London Hospital, UK
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 101:633-4. 2006
    ..Gastrointestinal bleeding combined with a negative endoscopy suggests PAEF. Endovascular operation is an attractive treatment option...
  41. ncbi Aortoenteric fistula: a late complication of endovascular repair of an inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Elizabeth V Ratchford
    Vascular Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 40:487-91. 2006
    ..The pathophysiology in these cases remains unclear. The presence of inflammation and endoleak may predispose to further aneurysmal degeneration...
  42. ncbi Recurrence of postoperative aortic fistulas: is there an ideal method of prevention? A case report
    M Piciche
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Arnaud de Villeneuve Hospital, Montpellier Teaching Hospital, Montpellier University, avenue Doyen G Giraud, 32495 Montpellier, France
    Minerva Chir 61:445-50. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi Aortoduodenal fistulas after endovascular stent-graft repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: single-center experience and review of the literature
    Nikolaos Saratzis
    1st Department of Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Endovasc Ther 15:441-8. 2008
    ..To report a single-center experience with aortoduodenal fistula (ADF) after successful endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
  44. ncbi [Aortointestinal fistula--a serious complication of surgery on aortic and pelvic arteries]
    Z Silhart
    Chirurgická klinika LF MU a FN Brno Bohunice
    Rozhl Chir 86:224-7. 2007
    ..The perioperative mortality rate reached 66%. The surgical management approach is discussed in the article, and early diagnosis and prevention of the complication is emphasized...
  45. ncbi Aortoenteric fistula: a diagnostic dilemma
    Fiona M Hughes
    Department of Radiology, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Abdom Imaging 32:398-402. 2007
    ..To assess the sensitivity and specificity of computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of aortoenteric fistula (AEF) and to determine the most accurate CT signs of the disease...
  46. ncbi Primary aortoenteric fistula
    Graham Roche-Nagle
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Am J Surg 195:506-7. 2008
    ..The computed tomography scan of the abdomen showed a primary aortoenteric fistula. The challenging clinical diagnosis of aortoenteric fistulae and their surgical treatment options are discussed...
  47. ncbi Successful endovascular treatment of bleeding aortoenteric fistula: a case report
    Mark Shapiro
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:817-9. 2006
    ..Endovascular treatment of AEF provides another treatment option that may be particularly valuable in patients whose comorbidities would preclude open repair...
  48. ncbi Saphenous vein spiral graft: successful emergency repair of a mycotic aneurysm with aortoduodenal fistula
    J T Heikens
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:408-10. 2006
    ..No inflammation or dilation of the saphenous vein spiral graft has been noted. We suggest that in the emergency treatment of mycotic abdominal aneurysm, aortic reconstruction with saphenous vein spiral graft is a valuable option...
  49. ncbi Primary aortoduodenal fistula without abdominal aortic aneurysm in association with psoas abscess
    Chris Klonaris
    Vascular Division, 1st Surgical Department, Laikon Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:541-3. 2006
    ..At 2-year follow-up, the patient is alive without episodes of bleeding or fever...
  50. ncbi Aortic paraprosthetic-colonic fistulae: a review of the literature
    L R Leon
    Southern Arizona Veteran Affairs Health Care System Vascular Surgery Section, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:682-92. 2007
    ..Aortic graft-colonic fistulae are a rare complication of aortic reconstructive surgery...
  51. ncbi [Strategic risk reduction in the operative therapy for abdominal aortic aneurysms]
    I Flessenkamper
    Clinic for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, DRK Kliniken Mark Brandenburg Berlin, Drontheimerstrasse 39 40, 13359 Berlin
    Zentralbl Chir 131:13-7. 2006
    ..The first case demonstrates the endovascular approach to a complication following open aortic surgery, the second describes a surgical intervention to solve a problem following endovascular therapy...
  52. ncbi Primary aortoenteric fistula: should enhanced computed tomography be considered in the diagnostic work-up?
    Alice Wood
    Division of Surgical Intensive Care, Department of APSIC, University Hospital of Geneva, CH 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 101:1157-9, table of contents. 2005
    ..The reliability of radiological investigations and the importance of being alert to the possibility of this extremely rare condition are discussed...
  53. ncbi Primary aortoduodenal fistula: a case report and review of the literature
    David W Lemos
    Boston Medical Center, One Boston Medical Center Place, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:686-9. 2003
    ..This case represents an example of a rare complication of AAA with the unusual presentation of multiple aortic aneurysms. We will address the pathophysiology, diagnostic evaluation, and management of AEF...
  54. ncbi Aortic stent-graft infection due to a presumed aortoenteric fistula
    Biswajit Kar
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 9:901-6. 2002
    ..To report a case of late stent-graft infection with aortoenteric fistula...
  55. ncbi Secondary aortoduodenal fistula
    Meng Wei Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 25:626-30. 2002
    ..So, a high index of suspicion is necessary for prompt diagnosis and treatment of this actually life-threatening event...
  56. ncbi Primary aortoduodenal fistula including the afferent loop of a Billroth II anastomosis. A case report
    F Spinelli
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 43:711-4. 2002
    ..This case could be interesting for its anatomical peculiarities favourable to the formation of the fistula...
  57. ncbi Aorto-enteric fistula following endoluminal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    James R French
    Department of Surgery, Bankstown and Lidcombe Hospital, Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 74:397-9. 2004
  58. ncbi Emergent treatment of a primary aortoenteric fistula with N-butyl 2-cyanoacrylate and endovascular stent
    Lisa Finch
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:841-3. 2002
    ..This approach can benefit patients whose condition would otherwise be too unstable for open surgery...
  59. ncbi Early and long-term results of conventional surgical treatment of secondary aorto-enteric fistula
    W Dorigo
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Florence, Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 26:512-8. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi Secondary aortoduodenal fistula
    Misha Witz
    Vascular Surgery Unit, Meir General Hospital, 44281 Kfar Saba, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:824. 2002
  61. ncbi Explantation of an infected aortic endograft with suprarenal barb fixation
    W Charles Sternbergh
    Oschner Clinic Foundation, New Oleans, LA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:1136. 2003
  62. ncbi [Aorto-digestive fistula and aortic prosthesis. Report of four cases]
    Armelle Fatome
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, CHU de Caen, Avenue Cote de Nacre, 14033 Caen
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 27:936-9. 2003
    ..The other angiogram was normal. Surgery was required to establish the diagnosis in one patient and diagnosis was post mortem for the last one...
  63. ncbi Primary aortoenteric fistula: computed tomographic diagnosis of an atypical presentation
    J T Lee
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 15:251-4. 2001
    ..A CT scan demonstrated extravasation of arterial contrast into the duodenum. The aorta was repaired with an in-line prosthetic graft. A review of the literature regarding this rare entity and surgical options are presented...
  64. pmc Aortoduodenal fistula and aortic aneurysm secondary to biliary stent-induced retroperitoneal perforation
    Tae Hoon Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Songpagu, Seoul 138 736, South Korea
    World J Gastroenterol 14:3095-7. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report describing a lethal complication of a bleeding, aortoduodenal fistula and caused by biliary metallic stent-induced perforation...
  65. ncbi Multidetector computed tomography imaging of aortoenteric fistula
    Fergus J Perks
    Department of Radiology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:343-7. 2004
    ..Fistulae occurred in the early and late postgrafting period and involved both end-to-end and end-to-side aortic graft anastomoses. Multidetector CT is quick and accurate in the diagnosis of bleeding AEF...
  66. ncbi Aneurysm of the meningeal branch of the occipital artery connecting with the distal portion of the posteroinferior cerebellar artery by the dural fistula
    P Słoniewski
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 67:292-5. 2008
    ..The aneurysm was successfully clipped and the vascular fistula was coagulated and dissected in the extradural section...
  67. ncbi [Endoscopic treatment of subcutaneous fat necrosis secondary to pancreatic-vascular fistula: apropos of a case]
    D Reynaud
    , Pavillon Dieulafoy, CHU Purpan, Place du Docteur Baylac, Toulouse, France
    Rev Med Interne 19:123-7. 1998
    PATIENT AND METHOD: We report the case of a 68-year-old man who presented a pancreatic tumor with a pancreato-vascular fistula and a Weber-Christian syndrome...
  68. ncbi The obtention of vascular access on the arm for hemodialysis
    K Janicki
    1st Department of Surgery and Transplantology, Medical University of Lublin
    Ann Univ Mariae Curie Sklodowska Med 56:206-11. 2001
    ..In patients, in whom the usual sites for fistula have been exhausted the vascular fistula on the arm was placed. 53 dialysis accesses were performed on the arm between 1989 and 1999...
  69. ncbi Treatment of postpriapism erectile dysfunction by closure of persistent distal glans-cavernosum fistulas 5 years after shunt creation
    Robert J Stein
    Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Urology 65:592. 2005
    ..On the basis of our experience, it seems reasonable to attempt shunt reversal for correction of erectile dysfunction in selected patients who likely have a persistent vascular fistula.
  70. ncbi Spinal dural arteriovenous fistulae--a diagnostic challenge
    N Lev
    Department of Neurology, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 3:492-6. 2001
    ..The most common clinical presentation is that of progressive myeloradiculopathy, probably related to venous hypertension, which may lead to permanent disability and even death...
  71. ncbi A case report of a "smouldering" uretero-vascular fistula
    Stefania Ferretti
    Department of Surgery, Urology Operative Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria of Parma, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 77:151-2. 2005
    ..Two subsequent emergency operations allowed to a difficult diagnosis and a life-saving repair of the fistula. Some hypotheses on the pathogenesis of the condition are discussed as well as its clinical problems...
  72. pmc Extraluminal migration of a coin in the oesophagus of a child misdiagnosed as asthma
    R A Persaud
    Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, UK
    Emerg Med J 18:312-3. 2001
    ..in the oesophagus with subsequent extraluminal migration with the potential for serious complications such as vascular fistula or chronic suppurative infection...
  73. ncbi Posterior "nutcracker" phenomenon: hemodynamic relevant aorto-retroaortal renal vein fistula leading to fatal right heart failure
    C Breitwieser
    Department of Radiology, Charité Universitaets Medizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Humboldt Universitaet, Berlin, Germany
    Acta Radiol 46:193-5. 2005
    ..diagnosis for these very common clinical symptoms is an aorto-left renal vein fistula (ALRVF), which is a spontaneous vascular fistula, usually also associated with an aortic aneurysm, infrequently a result of abdominal trauma.
  74. ncbi Aortoesophageal fistula following endovascular exclusion of a thoracic aneurysm
    K Martens
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Academic Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Angiol 26:292-6. 2007
    ..Management should be surgical, since the outcome under conservative management seems invariably fatal. However, it looks as if the poor condition of these patients may not permit open surgical treatment...
  75. ncbi Lymphatic complications after varicose veins surgery: risk factors and how to avoid them
    P Pittaluga
    Riviera Vein Institute, Nice, France
    Phlebology 27:139-42. 2012
    ..Lymphatic complication (LC) after varicose veins (VVs) surgery is an annoying event with a variable frequency in the literature...
  76. ncbi Endovascular repair of an aortoduodenal fistula
    M K Eskandari
    Division of General Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 7:328-32. 2000
    ..To demonstrate the utility of endovascular stent-graft repair for the management of an unusual aortoduodenal fistula...
  77. ncbi Transhepatic closure of a post-fontan hepatic veins to left atrium fenestration in visceral heterotaxia and dextrocardia
    Zakhia Saliba
    Service de Cardiologie Pediatrique, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149, rue de Sèvres 75743 Paris, France
    J Interv Cardiol 15:215-7. 2002
    ..The hepatic veins were entered at the left abdominal side using fluoroscopic guidance and the fenestration was uneventfully occluded with an Amplatzer septal occluder device...
  78. ncbi Therapeutic embolization in congenital heart disease
    Rui Anjos
    Paediatric Cardiology Department, Santa Cruz Hospital, Carnaxide, Portugal
    Rev Port Cardiol 22:I61-72. 2003
  79. ncbi Right common iliac artery pseudoaneurysm-ureteric fistula
    J M Albani
    Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    BJU Int 91:890. 2003
  80. ncbi Arterio-spongiosal fistula treated with highly selective embolization
    Milton Skaff
    Urologic Clinic, Section of Neurourology and Voiding Disturbances, Hospital Beneficência Portuguesa of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Urol 172:974. 2004
  81. ncbi Infective endocarditis: outcome in surviving patients with intracardiac complications
    Roberto Mocchegiani
    Department of Cardiology, G M Lancisi Hospital, Ancona, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:163-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the outcome of 15 patients who survived infective endocarditis with abscesses and other intracardiac complications...
  82. ncbi Congenital intrahepatic portohepatic shunt managed by interventional radiologic occlusion: a case report and literature review
    Chiara Grimaldi
    Liver Surgery and Transplantation Unit, Children s Hospital Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 47:e27-31. 2012
    ....
  83. ncbi [Incidental finding of congenital fistula beween the right coronary artery and the coronary sinus: integrated echocardiography, multislice computerized tomography, and heart catheterization]
    Francesco Calabrò
    U O C di Cardiologia, Ospedale San Pietro Igneo, Fucecchio FI
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 7:706-8. 2006
  84. ncbi Intermediate to long-term outcome following congenital coronary artery fistulae closure with focus on thrombus formation
    Srinath T Gowda
    The Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:302-8. 2011
    ..Patients with distal type, large CAF, and older age at presentation may be at higher risk for coronary thrombosis. Close follow-up with anatomic and functional coronary evaluation is warranted in all patients after CAF closure...
  85. ncbi Multiple coronary fistulae
    Brandon Brown
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Gill Heart Institute, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Clin Cardiol 28:143. 2005
  86. ncbi High output cardiac failure due to iatrogenic A-V fistula in scar: a report of a case and review of the literature
    A Pagel
    Department of Internal Medicine C, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Tel Aviv Universtiy, Zerifin, Israel
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:317-9. 2003
  87. ncbi Fistula from aneurysmal saphenous vein graft to right atrium treated with covered stents
    Brendan Bell
    Department of Cardiology, Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 19:465-9. 2010
    ..We describe our attempt to close a fistula which entered the right atrium by deploying covered stents within the graft...
  88. ncbi Topical amphotericin B application in severe bronchial aspergillosis after lung transplantation: report of experiences in 3 cases
    H Boettcher
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kiel University Hospital, Kiel, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 19:1224-7. 2000
    ..Aspergillosis in the second patient resolved with minimal stenosis of the left main and the left upper lobe bronchus, and the third patient developed an anastomotic stenosis that was successfully dilated...
  89. ncbi A sinus of Valsalva-right atrium fistula without aneurysm formation
    Yumiko Kanzaki
    Department of Internal Medicine III, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki
    Intern Med 49:749-51. 2010
    ..81. Transesophageal echocardiography confirmed the existence of the shunt jet and revealed no deformity of the sinus of Valsalva. We report a rare case of sinus of Valsalva-right atrium fistula without typical aneurysmal formation...
  90. ncbi [A continuous murmur in female patient after traffic injury]
    Piotr Wańczura
    Oddział Kardiologii, Szpital Wojewódzki Nr 2 im Św Jadwigi Królowej, Rzeszow
    Kardiol Pol 70:1283-5. 2012
    ..The patient underwent implantation of inset of left internal mammary artery graft and ligation of fistula during open heart surgery...
  91. ncbi Endovascular treatment of a primary aortoduodenal fistula: 2-year follow-up of a case report
    Gerasimos Papacharalambous
    Department of Vascular Surgery, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:265-70. 2007
    ..Endovascular stent grafts can efficiently arrest massive exsanguination in critically ill patients with primary aortoenteric fistula. The risk of graft infection remains the most serious problem associated with this approach...
  92. ncbi Arterioureteral fistulas: a clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic dilemma
    David C Madoff
    Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 325, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:1241-50. 2004
  93. ncbi Bilhemia: a fatal complication following percutaneous placement of a transhepatic inferior vena cava catheter in a child
    Sergio Sierre
    Department of Interventional Radiology, Hospital de Pediatria Prof JP Garrahan, Pichincha 1850, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pediatr Radiol 37:498-500. 2007
    ..The biloma was percutaneously drained, but a biliary-venous fistula led to a rapidly progressive and fatal bilhemia. We report this case as an infrequent complication of transhepatic catheterization...
  94. ncbi Successful treatment of a coronary cameral fistula secondary to elective sirolimus-eluting stent implantation
    Probal Roy
    Division of Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 9:98-100. 2008
    ..The functional significance and management of these fistulae remain uncertain. We report such a case in a patient undergoing elective sirolimus-eluting stent implantation and provide a review of the literature...
  95. ncbi [Hematuria secondary to arterioureteral fistula. Endovascular treatment]
    L M Marco Pérez
    Servicio de Urologia, Ciutat Sanitaria i Universitaria de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
    Actas Urol Esp 25:668-71. 2001
    ..The diagnosis depend upon the clinical evidences (complementary explorations rarely provide specific findings). Classic treatment is bases on open surgery, while endovascular treatment may be an alternative with less aggressiveness...
  96. ncbi A new vascular sealant (Sealgel) to achieve rapid hemostasis after percutaneous angioplasty in anticoagulated patients: clinical feasibility and preliminary results
    J M Lefebvre
    Department of Cardiology, clinique de la Louvière, Lille, France
    Eur Radiol 11:454-9. 2001
    ..There were no clinical signs of embolism, inflammatory swelling, local infection, vascular fistula, or pseudoaneurysm. No surgery or blood transfusion was required...
  97. ncbi Rare complication of aortic valve replacement: aorto-right atrial fistula
    Ozer Badak
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Faculty, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 3:373. 2003
  98. ncbi [Our experience in high-flow priapism due to uni-or bilateral arterio-lacunar fistula]
    J Rodriguez Tolra
    Unidad de Andrologia, Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Univ de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet, Barcelona
    Actas Urol Esp 31:113-9. 2007
    ..To present our experience in both uni-and bilateral priapism, highlighting good results obtained with supraselective embolisation...
  99. pmc Combined endovascular and surgical treatment of primary aortoesophageal fistula
    Enrico Maria Marone
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Vita Salute University, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:722-4. 2010
    ..Early follow-up evaluations suggest that our treatment of both patients was successful. We discuss the advantages and limitations of our technical choices and briefly review the pertinent medical literature...
  100. ncbi [Aortoenteric fistula secondary to aortobifemoral prosthesis infection]
    F Gabriel Botella
    Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia
    An Med Interna 19:246-50. 2002
    ....
  101. ncbi Endovascular approach to treating secondary arterioureteral fistula
    A Sherif
    Department of Urology, Uppsala Akademiska Sjukhus, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 36:80-2. 2002
    ..Both patients presented with the clinical sign of intermittent gross hematuria. Both patients were successfully treated by endovascular intervention using graft covered stent...

Research Grants3

  1. VENTRICULAR REMODELING IN HEART FAILURE
    Paul Grayburn; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Effect of NSAIDs on risk of Incident Lung Cancer: a cohort study
    Christopher Slatore; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  3. Functional MR in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
    Paul Grayburn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Despite its known clinical utility for assessing the mechanism and severity of MR, TEE is not currently included in STICH. ..