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Case Report
Aortic Wall Injury: Intimal Flap Formation after Aortic Balloon Valvuloplasty, a Rare Complication
1 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey  
Erciyes Med J ; : -
DOI: 10.5152/etd.2018.0116
Key Words: Newborn, critical aortic stenosis, balloon aortic valvuloplasty, intimal flap

Injury to the aortic wall occurs in about 15% of patients after balloon aortic valvuloplasty. Formation of an intimal flap is a rare type of vessel wall injury, which is not well recognized yet. We report a case of a newborn with critical aortic stenosis who had an aortic wall injury after balloon aortic valvuloplasty

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