ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Aotic Insufficiency Caused by a Dissecting Flap Prolapsing into Left Ventricle
Çetin SARIKAMIŞ, *Şenol YAVUZ, *Cüneyt ÖZTÜRK, Tahsin BOZAT, *Ayhan ÖZDEMİR
Bursa Yüksek İhtisas Hastanesi Kardiyoloji Kliniği,
*Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği
We report a case in which aortic dissection was complicated with aortic regurgitation by a rare mechanism. Intimal flap prolapse through the aortic valve into the left ventricle is an uncommonly recognized cause of aortic regurgitation.
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