coarctation


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coarctation

[‚kō·ärk′tā·shən]
(medicine)
A compression of the wall of a vessel, narrowing the lumen and reducing the volume (or flow).
A stricture or occlusion resulting from an outside force deforming a vessel.
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Assessment of vascular phenotype using a novel very-high-resolution ultrasound technique in adolescents after aortic coarctation repair and/or stent implantation: relationship to central haemodynamics and left ventricular mass.
Our case is uncommon in that the patient had no history of coarctation and presented late in life with this finding.
2] exposure and risk of coarctation of the aorta (OR per 10 ppb = 1.
post-valvar pulmonary stenosis and aortic coarctation (Fig.
There was one death in a woman with associated coarctation of the aorta.
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Hypothermic circulatory arrest protects the brain, spinal cord, and viscera during repair of difficult cases of coarctation of the aorta in adults, according to Dr.
We treated a patient with severe valvular aortic stenosis and coarctation who incidentally was found to have bilateral adrenal calcification.
The frequency of cardiac rotation was greatest in fetuses with truncus arteriosus, Ebstein's anomaly, pulmonic stenosis, coarctation of the aorta, and tetralogy of Fallot.
Born with a congenital heart defect called coarctation of the aorta, a narrowing of the major artery that carries blood away from the heart to the body, she had her first heart surgery at age 4, and an aortic valve replacement at age 31.
5, mild tricuspid regurgitation is seen, and there is suggestion fof mild post-ductal aortic coarctation on the sagittal reformat.