CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 71–73 | Cite as

Endovascular Treatment of an Aortobronchial Fistula

  • Fürüzan NumanEmail author
  • Harun Arbatli
  • Naci Yagan
  • Ergun Demirsoy
  • Bingür Sönmez
Case Report


A 67-year-old man operated on 8 years previously for type B aortic dissection presented with two episodes of massive hemoptysis. An aortobronchial fistula was suspected with spiral computed tomography angiography, and showed a small pseudoaneurysm corresponding to the distal anastomotic site. The patient underwent endovascular stent-graft implantation and is asymptomatic 8 months after the procedure.


Aortobronchial fistula Endovascular stent-graft Thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysm hemoptysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fürüzan Numan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Harun Arbatli
    • 2
  • Naci Yagan
    • 2
  • Ergun Demirsoy
    • 2
  • Bingür Sönmez
    • 2
  1. 1.Istanbul Memorial Hospital, Departments of Radiology, SurgeryTurkey
  2. 2.Istanbul Memorial Hospital, Departments of Cardiovascular, SurgeryTurkey

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