DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1038695 View full text |Buy / Rent full text

Abstract: Only 13 cases of pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM) combined with rheumatic heart disease have been reported, and only 3 have been treated simultaneously by surgery. Transcatheter embolotherapy, the first-line treatment of PAVM, avoids major surgery, general anesthesia, and the loss of pulmonary parenchyma, but the subsequent PAVM reperfusion can occur through recanalization of the embolized arteries. We report a case of PAVM with rheumatic heart disease, in which both diseases were simultaneously tre… Show more

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