Folia Medica 63(3): 457-459, doi: 10.3897/folmed.63.e55544
Cardiocutaneous fistula secondary to left ventricular pseudo-aneurysm rupture
expand article infoFeridoun Sabzi, Atefeh Asadmobini, Neda Raofi, Mohammad Javad Kademi
‡ Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
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Cardiocutaneous fistula (CF) is a potentially serious and catastrophic complication. Infection the suture line after left ventricular aneurysm repair, presenting with the CF. We present an unusual case of CF due to staphylococcus infection 6 months after repair of a myocardial rupture secondary to dehiscence repair.

Cardiac surgery, Cardiocutaneous fistula, heart aneurysm, myocardial rupture, staphylococcus infection, Teflon pledgets, suture line.