Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Turk J Vasc Surg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society ISSN 2667-4947 E-ISSN 2667-5080

Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 2016 , Vol 25 , Issue 2
The Importance of Suspicion for Aortocaval Fistula in a Patient Who Has Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Case Report
Tanıl ÖZER1, Mine DEMİRBAŞ1, Ufuk SAYAR1, Muhammet Onur HANEDAN1, Ali Kemal ARSLAN1, İlker MATARACI1
1Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ahi Evren Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon DOI : 10.9739/uvcd.2014-39246 Aortocaval fistula (ACF) is a rare complication that presents with signs of right heart failure. Renal and hepatic impairments which increase surgical risk may be associated with this condition. The decision of timing for intervention is important for reducing mortality. In this case, we aim to share our experience of an urgent surgical approach to an ACF. Keywords : Arteriovenous fistula; abdominal aorta; inferior vena cava; aortocaval fistula
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