A man with saphenous vein graft aneurysms after bypass surgery.


Journal Article

Saphenous vein graft (SVG) aneurysms are a rare complication of coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Patients in whom these aneurysms form a fistula with either a cardiac chamber or mediastinal vessel are even more uncommon and present a difficult diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. We present a patient with SVG aneurysms and a fistula to the left atrium.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Williams, ML; Rampersaud, E; Wolfe, WG

Published Date

  • May 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 77 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1815 - 1817

PubMed ID

  • 15111195

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15111195

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-4975

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0003-4975(03)01144-5


  • eng