Coronary Artery Fistula -- Child
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- Coil embolization —A special coil is passed through blood vessels in the arms or legs to the heart. The coil can close off the abnormal vessel.
- Open heart surgery—to close the defect with stitches.
American Heart Association http://www.heart.org
Family Doctor—American Family Physician http://www.familydoctor.org
Canadian Cardiovascular Society http://www.ccs.ca
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada http://www.heartandstroke.com
Coronary artery fistula. Children’s Hospital Boston website. Available at: http://www.childrenshospital.org/az/Site1748/mainpageS1748P1.html. Accessed November 7, 2014.
Coronary artery fistula. Johns Hopkins University, Cove Point Foundation website. Available at: http://www.pted.org/?id=coronaryfistula1. Updated May 16, 2011. Accessed November 7, 2014.
Lin C-T, Lin T-K. The current status of coronary artery fistula. J Intern Med Taiwan. 2009;20:484-489.
- Reviewer: Kari Kassir, MD
- Review Date: 12/2014 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -
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