coarctation

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Synonyms for coarctation

tight or narrow compression

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

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Results and mid-long-term follow-up of stent implantation for native and recurrent coarctation of the aorta.
The CP Stent is used for transcatheter stent therapy for treatment of coarctation of the aorta (CoA), a narrowing of the aorta.
Outcomes in seriously ill neonates with coarctation of the aorta.
Coarctation of the aorta and severe aortic insufficiency: what to repair first?
Cheatham, "Stenting of coarctation of the aorta," Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, vol.
Most patients with uncorrected congenital coarctation of the aorta have a decreased life expectancy, often dying before the age of forty from heart failure, ruptured aorta or cerebral vessel, or infective endocarditis.
Acute aortic thrombosis in a newborn with congenital diaphragmatic hernia masquerading as coarctation of the aorta.
Dubai: A 22-year-old man was successfully treated for a serious heart condition, coarctation of the aorta (narrowing of the major artery), with a non-surgical procedure at RAK Hospital.
Past autopsy studies suggest that the mortality rate in patients in whom coarctation of the aorta is not surgically repaired is 90% by age 50 years, with a mean age of 35 years.
Severly symptomatic Infants with coarctation of the aorta usually require urgent relief of the obstructive lesion.
The condition, coarctation of the aorta, affects one in 2,000 children and he will have to have check-ups all his life.
He took a turn for the worse at 23 days old when he was re-admitted to the hospital - following an urgent referral from a locum GP - and diagnosed with a severe coarctation of the aorta and a weakened third valve.