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Case Reports in Vascular Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 712089, 3 pages
Case Report

Iatrogenic Femoral Arteriovenous Fistula with Double Connection between Femoral Artery and Vein Leading to High-Output Heart Failure Years after Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Replacement

1Medipol Üniversitesi Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Bölümü, TEM Otoyolu Göztepe Çıkışı, No. 1, Bağcılar, 34214 İstanbul, Turkey
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Received 15 March 2013; Accepted 4 April 2013

Academic Editors: M. Reinhard, S. Yamashiro, and R. Zbinden

Copyright © 2013 Arda Özyüksel and Rıza Doğan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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