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Saphenous vein graft aneurysm presenting as a large mediastinal mass compressing the right atrium

  • Alexandre C. Ferreira
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    From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Unversiry of Miami School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs, Medical Center Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
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    1 Dr. de Marchena's address is: University of Miami School of Medicine, D-39, 1611 N.W. 12th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136.
    Eduardo de Marchena
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    1 Dr. de Marchena's address is: University of Miami School of Medicine, D-39, 1611 N.W. 12th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136.
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    From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Unversiry of Miami School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs, Medical Center Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
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  • Mohammed I. Awaad
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    From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Unversiry of Miami School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs, Medical Center Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
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  • Alan Schob
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    From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Unversiry of Miami School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs, Medical Center Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
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  • Kenneth M. Kessler
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    From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Unversiry of Miami School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs, Medical Center Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
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    1 Dr. de Marchena's address is: University of Miami School of Medicine, D-39, 1611 N.W. 12th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136.
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      Abstract

      In summary, a patient with a large saphenous vein graft aneurysm is described. This case illustrates the role of magnetic resonance imaging and cardiac catheterization in patients with a mediastinal mass and a history of coronary bypass surgery.

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