Arteriovenous fistula: A rare complication after nuss procedure for pectus excavatum

Jonathan F. Bean, David Wax, Marleta Reynolds*

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Abstract

We report a case of a 13-year-old female patient who underwent the Nuss procedure for surgical correction of pectus excavatum. As a result of the procedure, the patient developed an arteriovenous fistula between the left internal mammary artery and the pulmonary venous system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1463-1465
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume100
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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