A case of coronary arterio-venous fistula: the role of cardiac computed tomography

Ernesto Forte, Teresa Infante, Dario Baldi, Marco Salvatore, Filippo Cademartiri, Carlo Cavaliere

Abstract

Coronary artery fistulas (CAFs) are often incidental findings in patients undergoing conventional coronary angiography (CAG). CAFs represent a congenital or acquired abnormal vascular communication of coronary arteries with cardiac chambers or any segment of the systemic or pulmonary circulation bypassing capillaries within myocardium (1).