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Successful operation on a coronary arteriovenous fistula in a 74 year old woman.
  1. M J Brack,
  2. P J Hubner,
  3. R K Firmin
  1. Regional Cardiothoracic Unit, Groby Road Hospital, Leicester.


    Coronary arteriovenous fistulas are rare and are usually diagnosed in children or young adults. Most are believed to be congenital. A right coronary arteriovenous fistula was first diagnosed in a patient of 74. Despite her age the fistula was successfully operated on and her symptoms were relieved.

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