Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2014 • VOLUME 20 • №3

Operative treatment of an aortocaval fistula

Panfilov S.D.1, Panfilov D.S.2, Vasin A.S.1, Aleksandrov D.S.1, Reinik V.Ya.1, Gotlib A.D.1

1) Department of Vascular Surgery, Municipal Clinical Hospital No 29, Novokuznetsk, Russia
2) Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Research Institute of Cardiology under the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Tomsk, Russia

Described herein is successful experience in surgical treatment of a patient presenting with a rare pathology, i.e. an aortocaval fistula which was the cause of non-cardiogenic heart failure. The leading role in the diagnostic search is assigned to contrast-enhanced multispiral computed tomography of the abdominal aorta.

KEY WORDS: abdominal aortic aneurysm, aortocaval fistula, prosthetic repair of the abdominal aorta.

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