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Local excision of pulmonary arteriovenous fistulae including the feeding artery and draining vein.
  1. A L Prior,
  2. J J Efthimiou,
  3. A K Yates

    Abstract

    Two cases of pulmonary arteriovenous fistula were treated by local anatomical dissection and excision. This technique is preferable to pulmonary resection when the fistula is localised and superficially situated. The feeding vessels must be included in the resection to avoid possible recurrence. The history of the surgical removal of arteriovenous fistulae is discussed, and the reasons for preferring local excision are given.

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