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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Pulmonary outflow tract obstruction and aortic coarctation occur in about 5 % cases.
Dilated Cardiomyopathy due to aortic coarctation in childhood.
Although the most common presenting age of aortic coarctation is 3–6 months, only a small proportion of adolescents and adults can be diagnosed with primary aortic coarctation as a first-time diagnosis.
In this study, we assessed the surgical procedures carried out on three patients who underwent aortic coarctation accompanied by cardiac lesions.
We retrospectively compared early and long-term outcomes in a cohort of children and adolescents who underwent stenting for aortic coarctation in order to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of this procedure in younger patients.
Because aortic coarctation can be associated with intracranial aneurysms, magnetic resonance angiography of the brain was done and showed no intracranial aneurysm.
The patient was subsequently diagnosed with aortic coarctation and was deemed unfit for surgical intervention.
Other common causes of neonatal hypertension such as hypervolemia due to oliguric renal damage; structural renal diseases such as polycystic kidney disease, aortic coarctation, and obstructive uropathy; medications such as corticosteroids; endocrine disorders; and bronchopulmonary dysplasia may be considered.
KEY WORDS: Subclavian flap angioplasty Aortic coarctation Children
We herein describe a case of a 10-year-old girl who was diagnosed with aortic coarctation, which was surgically corrected at the age of 11 days.
About 12% of those are accompanied by congenital heart abnormalities including atrial and ventricular septal defect, aortic coarctation, transposition of the great vessels and Tetralogy of Fallot.
We consider prospective reporting of anomalous origin of the left vertebral artery to be important as the anomaly has significant clinical and surgical implications during endovascular treatment of aortic arch injuries and during angioplasty and stent procedures in conditions such as aortic coarctation.
Clarence Crafoord: a giant in cardiothoracic surgery, the first to repair aortic coarctation.