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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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Prenatal diagnosis of coarctation of the aorta with the multiplanar display and B-flow imaging using 4-dimensional sonography.
The study also documented coarctation of the aorta at the level of a PDA, neither of which had been shown on echocardiography (Fig.
His medical history was contributory for sickle cell anemia and repair several years earlier of an aortic coarctation secondary to Shone syndrome, consisting of coarctation of aorta, parachute deformity of mitral valve, aortic stenosis, and persistent left subclavian vein.
Hijazi, director of the Rush Center for Congenital and Structural Heart Disease, will perform a percutaneous valve procedure, an atrial septal defect (ASD) closure and a coarctation with stents using the Infinix CF-i/BP.
But he took a turn for the worse at 23 days old when he was re-admitted to the Llantrisant-based hospital and diagnosed death with a severe coarctation of the aorta and a weakened third valve.
George was born with a coarctation of the aorta - a condition where there is a narrowing of the main artery that leaves the left side of the heart.
The authors described the technique in adolescents after coarctation repair in early childhood and demonstrated increased preductal arterial intima media thickness, left ventricular mass and ascending aortic stiffness in adolescents.
In this report we describe two brothers with a congenitally BAV-stenotic in one and functionally normal in the other-and aortic coarctation in one of them (Figure).
This may be due to an atretic segment or coarctation and is unusual for this aortic morphology.
2]) exposures were related to increases in risk of coarctation of the aorta [odds ratio (OR) per 10 ppb N02 = 1.
A scan revealed she had coarctation of the aorta - a narrowing of the main artery from the heart.
Coronary artery origin from the pulmonary artery can occur as an isolated finding, though an associated cardiac abnormality, such as ASD, VSD, tetralogy of Fallot, aortic coarctation, double outlet right ventricle, and patent ductus arteriosus, can be seen in 5% of cases.
Both twins had surgery to correct coarctation of the aurora, or narrowing of the artery, and are now doing well.
Measurement of femoral artery pulse to rule out coarctation of the aorta.
Recombinant factor VIIa for treatment of a child with severe factor VII deficiency and coarctation of the aorta.