Aortobronchial fistula in a pediatric patient with massive hemoptysis: treatment by means of an aortic endograft.


Journal Article

We present an 11-year-old girl with acute myelogenous leukemia and hemoptysis from abscess erosion into the descending thoracic aorta. We report a pediatric case of an aortobronchial fistula treated with an aortic endograft and discuss the technical limitations and potential complications of this procedure.

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Cited Authors

  • Khare, RK; Settimi, PD; Mba, NI; Wechsler, DS; Bratton, SL; Williams, DM

Published Date

  • August 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 80 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 731 - 733

PubMed ID

  • 16039247

Pubmed Central ID

  • 16039247

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-4975

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2004.02.045


  • eng