Acquired pulmonary vein obstruction after open-heart surgery

Gian Paolo Ussia, Maurizio Marasini, Lucio Zannini, Giacomo Pongiglione

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Acquired pulmonary vein obstruction is an extremely rare complication after open-heart surgery not including pulmonary vein procedures. We report on three cases of this unusual complication presenting peculiar angiographic findings in order to understand its possible etiology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)465-467
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2002


  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary vein
  • Stenosis
  • Wedge angiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery


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