Aortobronchial fistula postcoronary angiography, first reported case in the literature

Author(s): Mohammed Alagee

Percutaneous coronary intervention is a common procedure with well documented complications in the medical literature. Aortobronchial €stulas are a rare entity that requires vigilance to diagnose and prompt treatment. In this article we report on a previously unrecognized complication of percutaneous coronary intervention an aortic pseudoaneurysm, further complicated by infection of the aneurysmal sac and subsequently causing an aortobronchial €stula.