Document Type : Case Report
- Ahmet Seyfeddin Gurbuz 1
- Semi Ozturk 1
- Emrah Acar 1
- Suleyman Cagan Efe 1
- Alev Kilicgedik 1
- Cevat Kirma 2
1 General Practitioner, Kartal Kosuyolu Heart Training and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Assistant Professor, Kartal Kosuyolu Heart Training and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
BACKGROUND: Saphenous vein graft aneurysms (SVGAs) are rare seen issues after coronary artery bypass graft operation which may lead to major complications including compression of adjacent structure, myocardial ischemia, rupture, and even death. CASE REPORT: We report a patient with recurrent SVGA and its treatment by percutaneous intervention with a covered stent, the diagnostic and treatment procedure were based on contrast enhanced computed tomography and myocardial perfusion scintigraphy. DISCUSSION: Multimodality imaging is required to demonstrate the true size and complications of the SVGA, the relationship among the adjacent structure, and to assess ischemia and size of myocardial territory supplied by the aneurysmal graft to decide treatment strategy.
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