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Fatal bronchovascular fistula after lobectomy visualized through postmortem computed tomography angiography: A case report


Hinderberger, Philipp; Fliss, Barbara; Thali, Michael J; Schweitzer, Wolf (2017). Fatal bronchovascular fistula after lobectomy visualized through postmortem computed tomography angiography: A case report. Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology, 13(2):234-239.

Abstract

False aneurysm of the pulmonary artery complicated by bronchovascular fistula formation represents a rare life threating condition. We report a case of fatal hemoptysis after formation of a bronchial fistula in the late postoperative period after sleeve lobectomy. Cause of death was determined by external postmortem examination, post mortem computed tomography (PMCT) and angiography (PMCTA) without conventional autopsy.

Abstract

False aneurysm of the pulmonary artery complicated by bronchovascular fistula formation represents a rare life threating condition. We report a case of fatal hemoptysis after formation of a bronchial fistula in the late postoperative period after sleeve lobectomy. Cause of death was determined by external postmortem examination, post mortem computed tomography (PMCT) and angiography (PMCTA) without conventional autopsy.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Legal Medicine
Dewey Decimal Classification:340 Law
610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2017
Deposited On:07 Aug 2017 10:22
Last Modified:19 Feb 2018 08:17
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:1547-769X
OA Status:Closed
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s12024-017-9867-4
PubMed ID:28401335

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