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coarctation

 [ko″ahrk-ta´shun]
coarctation of aorta a congenital heart defect consisting of localized deformity of the tunica media of the aorta, causing narrowing (usually severe) of the lumen of the vessel
 Coarctation of the aorta. Flow patterns are normal but are diminished distal to the coarctation. Blood pressure is increased in vessels leaving the aorta proximal to the coarctation. From Betz et al., 1994.
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reversed coarctation pulseless disease.

co·arc·ta·tion

(kō'ark-tā'shŭn),
A constriction, stricture, or stenosis.

coarctation

/co·arc·ta·tion/ (ko″ahrk-ta´shun) narrowing.
coarctation of aorta  a local malformation marked by deformed aortic media, causing narrowing of the lumen of the vessel.
reversed coarctation  Takayasu's arteritis.

coarctation

(kō′ärk-tā′shən)
n.
A narrowing or constricting, especially of the aorta or of a blood vessel.

coarctation

[kō′ärktā′shən]
a compression, shriveling, or stricture of the walls of a vessel, such as the aorta.

coarctation

A stricture or point of contraction. See Aortic coarctation.

co·arc·ta·tion

(kō'ahrk-tā'shŭn)
A constriction, stricture, or stenosis, particularly of the aorta.

coarctation

A constriction or narrowing, especially of a blood vessel.

coarctation

arterial stenosis

coarctation

stricture or narrowing.

coarctation of aorta
a localized malformation characterized by deformity of the tunica media of the aorta, causing narrowing, usually severe, of the lumen of the vessel. See also aortic coarctation.
reversed coarctation
pulseless disease.
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Coarctation of the Aorta before and after Correction: The Role of Cardiovascular MRI.
For some patients with severe AAH, extensive removal of coarctation tissue required two or more pulmonary artery patches to reconstruct the tubular TAA structure and avoid annular anastomosis formation [Figure 1]b and [Figure 1]c.
The management consists of relieving of the coarctation with or without stenting.
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].
PHACE syndrome: the association of posterior fossa brain malformations, hemangiomas, arterial anomalies, coarctation of the aorta and cardiac defects, and eye abnormalities.
She was diagnosed to have Coarctation of aorta at 6 months of gestation during her first pregnancy and was advised Tab.
Its clinical findings are similar to coarctation of aorta (AC) or interrrupted aorta (IA) and it is manifested with findings of severe heart failure in the first hours and days of life.
Coarctation of the aorta is a birth defect and its exact cause is unknown.
Dubai: A 22-year-old man was successfully treated for a serious heart condition, coarctation of the aorta (narrowing of the major artery), with a non-surgical procedure at RAK Hospital.
Guisborough baby Noah Paisley, now 10 months old, was rushed to hospital at just five days for lifesaving heart surgery after being diagnosed with a coarctation - narrowing - of the aorta, and a hole in his heart.