coarctation

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Related to Coarctation of the aorta: tetralogy of Fallot, patent ductus arteriosus
  • noun

Synonyms for coarctation

tight or narrow compression

(biology) a narrowing or constriction of a vessel or canal

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2] exposures were related to statistically significant increases in risk of coarctation of the aorta and tetralogy of Fallot, and [PM.
Hence a clinical diagnosis of aortic stenosis and a coarctation of the aorta were suspected.
Coarctation of the aorta in adults: surgical results and long-term follow-up.
While the coarctation of the aorta was native in 26 patients (functionally interrupted aortic arch in one), recoarctation was detected in 7 patients after surgery, in 8 patients after balloon angioplasty, in 4 patients both after surgery and balloon angioplasty.
These include patent foramen ovale or atrial septal defect in 50% of patients and a lower prevalence of ventricular septal defect, pulmonic stenosis, coarctation of the aorta, mitral valvular prolapse, and right-sided accessory pathways.
Coarctation of the aorta refers to an area of narrowing or reduction in the aortic lumen that may be present anywhere in the thoracic or abdominal aorta.
Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) can be defined as a variable degree of narrowing of the aorta, resulting in pathologic obstruction of blood flow from the systemic ventricle to the systemic circulation.
Also ASD+VSD, ASD+VSD + PS, PDA+PS, tricuspid atresia (TA), PS, atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD), coarctation of the aorta (CoA), tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), and transposition of the great arteries (TGA) were observed each in one patient.
8 Mitral valvular anomaly 3 2 Pulmonary atresia, VSD 3 2 Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) 3 2 Pulmonary stenosis (PS) 3 2 C-transposition of great arteries (c-TGA) 3 2 Primum atrial septal defect (primum ASD) 2 1.
Coarctation of the aorta can present in approximately 6 to 8 % of patients with congenital heart disease.
The incidence of aortic dissection and aneurysm in patients with coarctation of the aorta is well known (3); however, the reported cases of surgical correction of this condition are very few (3, 4).