Aortocavitary Fistula to Right Ventricle: A Rare Complication of Infective Endocarditis

  • Arun Kunjappan Philip Government Medical college, Thiruvavanthapuram¬†
  • CV Vinu Governement Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram
  • Niwin George Governement Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram
  • Kishore Lal Governement Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram
  • Akhil Sreedharan Nair Governement Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram
  • Parvathy Priya Yoganadhan Governement Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram
Keywords: Infective Endocarditis, Aortocavitary fistula

Abstract

Aortocavitary fistulas are one of the rare complications of infective endocarditis. These fistulas can even cause cardiac failures which mandate a surgical correction. This is a case report of a 38-year-old male who is a known case of rheumatic valvular heart disease, developed aortocavitary fistula following an attack of infective endocarditis.

Author Biographies

Arun Kunjappan Philip, Government Medical college, Thiruvavanthapuram 

MCH Trainee, Department of CVTS

CV Vinu, Governement Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Niwin George, Governement Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Kishore Lal, Governement Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Akhil Sreedharan Nair, Governement Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram

 Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Parvathy Priya Yoganadhan, Governement Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Published
2023-12-30
How to Cite
Philip, A., Vinu, C., George, N., Lal, K., Nair, A., & Yoganadhan, P. (2023). Aortocavitary Fistula to Right Ventricle: A Rare Complication of Infective Endocarditis. Kerala Medical Journal, 16(1), 25-28. https://doi.org/10.52314/kmj.2023.v16i1.615
Section
Case Series / Case Report