Case study: a SVG to RCA Type IV perforation

Complications - Coronary perforation

Consult this case study on a saphenous vein graft (SVG) to right coronary artery (RCA) Type IV perforation, female 80-year old patient referred for angiogram +/- PCI.

Risk factors

  • One case report of a SVG to OM was misplaced to left atrium, was treated successfully by coil
  • Fistula closure with covered stents is a very viable and less invasive option than cardiac surgery for the treatment of this rare condition


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