Clin Surg | Volume 7, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Aorto-Right Atrial Fistula of Unknown Etiology: A Case Report

Abiah S Jacob1, Sanjeev Bhattacharyya2, Thomas A Treibel2 and Wael I Awad1*

1Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Barts Heart Centre, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, UK
2Department of Cardiology, Barts Heart Centre, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, UK

*Correspondance to: Wael I Awad 

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Abstract

Aorto-Atrial Fistulas (AAF) is rare but potentially life-threatening conditions. Acquired AAF is most commonly secondary to endocarditis. Treatment modalities include medical management, percutaneous device closure, or surgical intervention. We report a case of AAF in a 54-year-old male treated surgically.

Keywords:

Aorto-atrial fistula; Fistula; Connective tissue disorders; Cardiac surgery

Citation:

Jacob AS, Bhattacharyya S, Treibel TA, Awad WI. Aorto-Right Atrial Fistula of Unknown Etiology: A Case Report. Clin Surg. 2022; 7: 3535..

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