ASSESSMENT OF CORONARY-ARTERY FISTULA BY COLOR DOPPLER-ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

Authors
Citation
Y. Yang et al., ASSESSMENT OF CORONARY-ARTERY FISTULA BY COLOR DOPPLER-ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, Echocardiography, 15(1), 1998, pp. 67-71
Citations number
15
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Cardiac & Cardiovascular System
Journal title
ISSN journal
0742-2822
Volume
15
Issue
1
Year of publication
1998
Pages
67 - 71
Database
ISI
SICI code
0742-2822(1998)15:1<67:AOCFBC>2.0.ZU;2-R
Abstract
Two patients with coronary artery fistula (CAF) were studied by color Doppler echocardiography, left coronary artery-right ventricle fistula in a child and right coronary artery-left ventricle fistula in, art a dult. Diagnosis was made by transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and o ne adult by multiplane transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), respect ively. The proximal dilated coronary artery, the course, and the drain age sites were demonstrated with color Doppler echocardiography in, bo th patients. (ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, Volume 15, January 1998).