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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Pulmonary outflow tract obstruction and aortic coarctation occur in about 5 % cases.
All patients underwent aortic arch (AA) reconstruction via median sternotomy with coarctation resection and aortoplasty with autologous pulmonary
2,3 Presence of feeble femoral artery pulsation with left ventricular dysfunction and hypertrophy should raise the suspicion of coarctation of aorta.
0 cm on TTE, a CT-scan or MRI should be performed to ascertain the findings as well as screen for coarctation.
The number of days with temperature [greater than or equal to] 30[degrees]C was not significantly associated with any specific critical heart defect in adjusted models, however prevalence was low and positive associations tended to be present with transposition of the great vessels, truncus arteriosus and coarctation of the aorta (Figure 2).
Like the neonatal presentation, the standard treatment of adult aortic coarctation is surgical repair of the narrow segment.
Cardiac investigations revealed complex coarctation of aorta, the commonest cardiac lesion.
We performed a retrospective analysis of early and long-term outcomes (follow-up until 10 years) of 34 consecutive patients who underwent stenting for aortic coarctation in the period between January 2000 and December 2014 in our institution.
Here we are presenting a case of Coarctation of aorta with Takayasu arteritis posted for LSCS done successfully under epidural anaesthesia.
A little more than a year ago, he was unexpectedly diagnosed with coarctation, a congenital heart defect, after a routine medical exam in which his doctor noticed Jacob's high blood pressure.
Neonatal arterial thrombosis is a very rare entity with clinical findings resembling coarctation of aorta or interrupted aortic arch.