False Lumen Catheterization in a Patient Who Has Type A Aortic Dissection That Mimics Acute Inferior Myocardial Infarction: A Case Report

Kaya E., Fotbolcu H. , Simsek Z., Isik O.

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.18, no.5, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf.1340
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM


We report a 61-year-old patient who suffered from a type A aortic dissection that mimicked an acute inferior myocardial infarction. During a routine cardiac catheterization procedure, diagnostic catheters can be inserted accidentally into the false lumen. Invasive cardiologists should keep this complication in mind.