Case Report: - Aortic Valve Replacement due to Aortic Valve Leaflet Perforation after PCI

Authors : Yasser Shaban Mubarak, MD; Muhammad Hussian Abdel Wahaab, MD

Volume/Issue : Volume 5 - 2020, Issue 9 - September

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DOI : 10.38124/IJISRT20SEP349

- Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) is widely recognized as an effective treatment for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS). Inspite of advances in equipment and experience of interventional cardiologist, still there are rare complications occurred [1]. Iatrogenic injury of the aortic valve leaflet is a rare. Aortic insufficiency (AI) after a PCI suggests an iatrogenic valve injury. Aortic leaflet injury is not common but possible complication of PCI. Because of the serious consequences, it should be mentioned in the informed consent. Aortic repair of iatrogenic injury is possible, and it can be performed with excellent clinical and functional midterm results. So, Aortic valve replacement (AVR) is the last option [2].

Keywords : Aortic Leaflet Perforation, Traumatic Aortic Regurgitation, Valve Injury, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Aortic Valve Replacement


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