Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1984; 32(3): 190-192
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-1023382
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Acquired Aorto-pulmonary Fistula - Case Report

D. J. M. Keenan1 , H. A. Kieso2 , A. M. Johnson, J. K. Ross
  • The Wessex Cardiothoracic Centre, The Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, Hampshire, England
  • 1The Cardiac Surgical Department, The University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
  • 2Department of Medicine, Salahiddin Medical College, Arbil, Iraq
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Publication Date:
19 March 2008 (online)


Two reports of the rare condition, acquired aorto-pulmonary fistula, are presented, one the result of acute aortic dissection, the other, giant cell aortitis. The presentation, diagnosis, and management are discussed and the literature reviewed.