Left internal mammary artery (LIMA) to pulmonary vasculature fistulas are rare complications following coronary artery bypass surgery. In symptomatic cases, management tends to be either conservative or surgical ligation of the fistula. This case describes the use of a covered JOSTENT™ (Jomed GmbH Rangendingen, Germany) to occlude the origin of the fistulous communication.
Case Report. A 79-year-old male with a history of coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia presented with a recurrence of unstable angina resulting in multiple hospital a... continue reading about The Novel Use of a Covered Stent in the Management of a Left Internal Mammary Artery to Pulmonary Vasculature Fistula