Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 32, Issue 6, pp 857–858 | Cite as

A Rare Congenital Aorto-Cardiac Fistula

  • Fernando J. Daghero
  • Monica N. Benjamin
  • Alejandro R. PeironeEmail author
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Supplementary material

Movie clip 1 Echocardiographic two-dimensional subcostal long-axis view revealing the defect in the atrial septum and the fistula, which originated in the thoracic aorta, entering the roof of the left atrium (AVI 599 kb)


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    Nihoyannopoulos P, Sapsford R, Oakley C (1987) Congenital fistula between the aorta and the left atrium. Br Heart J 57:387–390PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando J. Daghero
    • 1
  • Monica N. Benjamin
    • 2
  • Alejandro R. Peirone
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Section of Pediatric CardiologyPrivate HospitalCórdobaArgentina
  2. 2.Section of Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease UnitChildren’s HospitalCórdobaArgentina

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