Arteriovenous Fistula: A Rare Complication After Nuss Procedure for Pectus Excavatum

Bean, J. F.; Wax, D.; Reynolds, M.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct 6; 100(4):1463-5


We report a case of a 13-year-old female patient who underwent the Nuss procedure for surgical correction of pectus excavatum. As a result of the procedure, the patient developed an arteriovenous fistula between the left internal mammary artery and the pulmonary venous system.

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