Management of giant coronary artery aneurysm with fistulization into the right atrium

Ann Thorac Surg. 1993 Aug;56(2):372-4. doi: 10.1016/0003-4975(93)91182-m.


A giant right coronary artery aneurysm communicating with the right atrium is reported. Its diagnosis using echocardiography, computed tomography of the chest, and angiography is illustrated. The operative management of this rare cardiac pathology is described. The role of operation in such a large aneurysm is emphasized.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Coronary Aneurysm / complications
  • Coronary Aneurysm / diagnosis
  • Coronary Aneurysm / therapy*
  • Echocardiography, Doppler
  • Fistula / complications
  • Fistula / diagnosis
  • Fistula / surgery*
  • Heart Atria
  • Heart Diseases / complications
  • Heart Diseases / diagnosis
  • Heart Diseases / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed