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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Accurate diagnosis of congenital IAA in the adult may be challenging, as it is difficult to distinguish from a progressively narrowed coarctation resulting in an acquired IAA.
Coarctation occurs at the junction of the distal aortic arch with the descending thoracic aorta.
He was transferred to Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Children and underwent open heart surgery to repair the coarctation of the aorta and fix one of the holes and repair the second.
Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is defined as congenital narrowing of the aortic isthmus near the ductus arteriosus or arterial ligament.
KEY WORDS: Dilated cardiomyopathy; Reversible Left ventricular systolic dysfunction; Coarctation of aorta.
The exact defect size, type of PDA, its length, size of pulmonary arteries, coarctation of aorta, location of PDA and its relation with the surrounding structures are helpful in making decision for device closure.
2011), with air pollution linked to coarctation of the aorta, tetralogy of Fallot, and atrial septal defects (Schembari et al.
The incidence of neurovascular complications with paraplegia in patients of coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is very rare, and the prognosis of the outcome is poor.
4 0 -- Coarctation of aorta 0 -- 0 -- Dextrocardia + VSD + PS 1 0.
The syndrome is an acronym, P = Posterior fossa brain malformation, H = Hemangiomas, A= Arterial anomalies, C = Cardiac anomalies and coarctation of aorta, E = Eye anomalies and S = Sternal defects.
distributor of the NuMED Cheatham Platinum (CP) Stent, which is designed to help treat patients with native and/or recurrent coarctation of the aorta, a severe congenital heart defect.
It may also co-exist with other congenital anomalies such as aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection, patent ductus arteriosus, and the coarctation of aorta.
radiofemoral delay (this suggests coarctation of the aorta)
Although transcatheter stent implantation for aortic coarctation (AoCo) is increasingly used as a treatment option at younger ages, limited information is available on long-term results and follow-up in the pediatric population.