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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Extended resection and end-to-end anastomosis for aortic coarctation in infants: Results of a tailored surgical approach.
Cardiac transplantation and aortic coarctation repair in severe heart failure.
Postoperative computerized tomography scan of the chest with contrast enhancement demonstrated one metal stent deployed in the narrowest location of the aortic coarctation, and normalized distal run-off was confirmed [Figure 3].
His CT scan findings suggested bicuspid aortic valve, dilated aortic root and mild dilated ascending aorta, severe juxtaductal aortic coarctation, multiple mediastinal and posterior chest walls, and paravertebral and intercostal collaterals on either side bypassing coarctation with collaterals channels [Figure 2A].
4) Some authors have advocated the hybrid approach of endovascular repair of the aortic coarctation and coronary artery bypass grafting.
Single stage repair of aortic coarctation with ventricular septal defect using cerebral and myocardial perfusion.
Surgical correction of abdominal aortic coarctation and hypertension.
Uncommon causes of resistant hypertension include Cushing's syndrome, pheochromocytoma, hyperparathyroidism, intracranial tumors, and aortic coarctation.
Both brachial and femoral pulses bilaterally should be equal in timing and intensity and blood pressure in the right arm normal, to exclude aortic coarctation.
Check femoral pulses to exclude aortic coarctation.