Visualization of dual coronary artery fistulae drainage to the right ventricle by transthoracic echocardiography

Okutucu S., Karakulak U. N. , Jam F., Kaya E. B. , Aytemir K., Oto A.

HERZ, vol.37, no.3, pp.308-309, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00059-011-3523-7
  • Journal Name: HERZ
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-309


Coronary artery fistula is a rare abnormality of coronary circulation. It is mostly congenital but acquired forms can also occur. Fistulae are usually asymptomatic and can sometimes be visualized during cardiac imaging such as transthoracic echocardiogram, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, coronary computed tomography angiography and coronary angiography.