ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Aorta-bronchial fistula: A late complication of aortic coarctation repair by interposition of Dacron Tubular graft
Mehmet ÖZKÖKELİ, Murat DEMİRTAŞ, *Niyazi GÜLER
Siyami Ersek Göğüs Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Merkezi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi, İstanbul
*Siyami Ersek Göğüs Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Merkezi, Kardiyoloji İstanbul
Aortobronchial fistula is a rarely encountered complication after the coarctation repairs. That is fatal if not urgently diagnosed and repaired. We report a case an aortobronchial fistula associated with a interposition of a tubuler graft used to repair coarcation of the aorta seventeen years earlier in 10 year old.
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