We report a 52-year-old patient with a late presentation of a fistula that occurred after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. A secondary left atrial wall abscess was diagnosed by upper endoscopy and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Emergency operative repair was successful, with no adverse cardiac or gastrointestinal sequelae.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine