PMID: 8033014Apr 1, 1994

Aortocoronary saphenous vein graft aneurysm

Clinical Imaging
T J Fix, A R Lupetin


An aortocoronary saphenous vein graft aneurysm was diagnosed with computed tomography and selective arteriography in a 79-year-old woman with a history of multiple coronary bypass graft surgeries. Aneurysms of saphenous vein grafts are rare complications of bypass surgery but need to be considered when evaluating bypass patients who present with a mediastinal or paracardiac mass.


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