Endovascular Treatment of Aortobronchial Fistula Secondary to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)

  • Seyed Khalil Forouzannia Mail Department of Cardiovascular surgery, Afshar Hospital, Shahid Sadooghi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Mohammad Hassan Abdollahi Department of Cardiovascular surgery, Afshar Hospital, Shahid Sadooghi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Seyed Jalil Mirhosseini Department of Cardiovascular surgery, Afshar Hospital, Shahid Sadooghi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Seyed Hossein Moshtaghion Department of Cardiovascular surgery, Afshar Hospital, Shahid Sadooghi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Habibollah Hosseini Department of Cardiovascular surgery, Afshar Hospital, Shahid Sadooghi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Majid Dehghani Department of Cardiology, Afshar Haspital, Shahid Sadooghi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Mohammad Hossein Mirshamsi Department of Cardiovascular surgery, Afshar Hospital, Shahid Sadooghi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
Keywords:
Aortobronchial fistula, pseudoaneurysm, postoperative haemoptysis, endovascular treatment

Abstract

Aortobronchial fistula (ABF) is a rare and late complication of cardiac surgery. If untreated, mortality rate is approximately 100% secondary to exsanguinations haemoptysis. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential for successful management. Open surgical repair is associated with high morbidity and mortality rate, ranging from 25% to 41%. Endovascular treatments of ABF is a less invasive treatment modality and have become an important alternative to open surgical intervention in aortic pathologies. We present a case of ABF that successfully is managed by endovascular approach.

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Forouzannia SK, Abdollahi MH, Mirhosseini SJ, Moshtaghion SH, Hosseini H, Dehghani M, Mirshamsi MH. Endovascular Treatment of Aortobronchial Fistula Secondary to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG). Acta Med Iran. 48(2):130-132.
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