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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Use of covered stents in the treatment of aortic coarctation. Rev Bras Cardiol Invasiva 2015; 23(2): 139-44.
Here, we report a newborn with DWM and aortic coarctation. Our aim was to emphasize that a better and ready determination of the neurological malformation would have made the diagnosis of the aortic coarctation simpler and precocious, knowing that DWM can be associated with cardiac anomalies.
Dilated Cardiomyopathy: An unusual presentation of aortic coarctation in an infant.
Mild or no clinical significance Simple renal cyst 31 Hepatic cyst 24 Hiatal hernia 8 Liver haemangioma 8 Thyroid nodule < 1 cm 7 Pleural thickening 3 Paraspinal cyst 2 Splenic cyst 1 Total 87 Recommendation No further work-up is necessary Possible clinical significance Pleural effusion 9 Thyroid goitre 6 Gallbladder lithiasis 5 Airspace disease 4 Splenomegaly 2 Hydronephrosis 2 Adrenal nodule 1 29 Further work-up is recommended depending on specific clinical scenario Clinically significant Mediastinal lymphadenopathy/mass 6 Lung nodule/mass 3 Aortic coarctation 2 Breast nodule 1 Complex renal cyst 1 Hepatic mass 1 Solid renal mass 1 15 Further diagnostic work-up is mandatory
We carried out a retrospective analysis of the patients who had been operated for aortic coarctation with associated cardiac disease between January 2014 and July 2015.
Intravascular stent implantation for the treatment of native or recurrent aortic coarctation yielded excellent short and intermediate term results [5].
1-stent dilatation of aortic coarctation length 39mm,1-stent dilatation of aortic coarctation length 39mm.,1-stent dilatation of aortic coarctation length 45mm
Distribution of the patients by diagnosis n % Diagnosis Transposition of the great arteries 28 33.7 Pulmonary atresia 16 19.3 Aortic coarctation 10 12.0 Single ventricle 6 7.2 Hypoplastic left heart syndrome 6 7.2 Tricuspid atresia 5 6.0 Pulmonary stenosis 3 3.6 Truncus arteriosus 2 2.4 Aortic arch anomaly 2 2.4 Cardiomyopathy 1 1.2 Taussig Bing anomaly 2 2.4 Valvular aortic stenosis 1 1.2 AV complete block 1 1.2 Total 83 100.0 Table 3.
"Left untreated, aortic coarctation in babies may lead to heart failure and death.
Diagnosis of aortic coarctation (AC) in the elderly is extremely rare as more than 90% of the patients die before age of 50 if the disease is left untreated.