A Case Report on Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula with Recurrent Cerebral Infarction

Authors

  • Lu He Department of Structural Heart Disease, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Shaanxi Province, China
  • Ge-sheng Cheng Department of Structural Heart Disease, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Shaanxi Province, China
  • Ya-juan Du Department of Structural Heart Disease, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Shaanxi Province, China
  • Yu-shun Zhang Department of Structural Heart Disease, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Shaanxi Province, China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1827

Keywords:

patent foramen ovale, pulmonary arteriovenous fistula, stroke

Abstract

Patent foramen ovale (PFO) and pulmonary arteriovenous fistula (PAVF) have been both proposed as a mechanism for cerebral infarction. However, there are only a few reports on how to distinguish the role of the two factors in cerebral infarction.

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Published

2017-06-20

How to Cite

He, L., Cheng, G.- sheng, Du, Y.- juan, & Zhang, Y.- shun. (2017). A Case Report on Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula with Recurrent Cerebral Infarction. The Heart Surgery Forum, 20(3), E098-E101. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1827

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