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Coarctation of the aorta

Jaroslava FisМЊerovaМЃ

Coarctation of the aorta

with special reference to long-term post-operative follow-up studies

by Jaroslava FisМЊerovaМЃ

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Published by Univerzita Karlova in Praha .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aortic coarctation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 107-114.

    StatementJaroslava Fišerová ; [translated by Šárka Harrerová].
    SeriesActa Universitatis Carolinae., 88
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC701 .F57 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3852293M
    LC Control Number81170639

    Aug 21,  · A heart condition called coarctation (or recoarctation) of the aorta causes a narrowing of the aorta that makes if difficult for blood flow to reach the rest of the body. Connect with a specialist. Mar 15,  · Those in whom coarctation occurs in conjunction with a systemic right ventricle, or single ventricle, are at particular risk of developing ventricular dysfunction. Patients with physiologically “corrected” or L-transposition of the great arteries, in whom the aorta arises from the right ventricle, often have associated tricuspid valve Cited by:

    Coarctation of the aorta is one of the most common diagnoses in congenital cardiac defects. It comes in an isolated form or in association with various obstructive lesions along the left side of the heart or with a perimembranous ventricular septal defect (VSD).Author: Prêtre R. What is coarctation of the aorta? Coarctation of the aorta (COA) is a problem some children are born with. The big artery that goes from the heart to the body (the aorta) is too narrow. This makes it hard for the blood to flow from the heart to the lower part of the body.

    Feb 04,  · Coarctation of the aorta is a narrowing of the aorta, the main blood vessel carrying oxygen-rich blood from the left ventricle of the heart to all of the organs of the body. Coarctation of the aorta: Narrowing of the aorta between its branches to the arms and those to the legs. This birth defect causes heart strain due to high blood pressure in the upper body.


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Coarctation of the aorta (CoA or CoAo), also called aortic narrowing, is a congenital condition whereby the aorta is narrow, usually in the area where the ductus arteriosus (ligamentum arteriosum after regression) inserts. The word coarctation means "pressing or drawing together; narrowing".Specialty: Cardiac surgery.

Coarctation of the aorta is a narrowing of the aorta between the upper body branches and the lower body branches. It's typically in an isolated location just after the "arch" of the aorta. The blockage can increase blood pressure in your arms and head, yet reduce pressure in your legs.

Coarctation of the Aorta. Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is a heterogenous lesion that generally refers to a congenital narrowing of the thoracic aorta, directly opposite, proximal, or distal to the ductus arteriosus, resulting in a pressure gradient. From: Critical Heart Disease in. May 15,  · The incidence of coarctation of the aorta is 4 in live births, accounting for 5–8% of the children with congenital heart defects []Aortic coarctation presenting during adult life most frequently represents cases of re–coarctation, following previous transcatheter or surgical therapy, or missed cases of native blogorazzia.com by: The manuscript will discuss the epidemiology and etiology of the adult with coarctation of the aorta (CoA) as well as describe the embryology, anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation in order to recognize and appropriately diagnose an adult patient with CoA.

This chapter will also review diagnostic testing, management, therapeutic interventions including percutaneous and surgical Author: Ayesha Salahuddin, Alice Chan, Ali N. Zaidi. Coarctation of the aorta is a common form of congenital heart disease. Presentation, evaluation, and treatment of coarctation of the aorta is different in neonates and infants Coarctation of the aorta book with older children.

Neonates may present in shock and require prostaglandin E 1 to maintain ductal patentcy until the time of surgical repair. Older children Cited by: Coarctation 1. Severe narrowing of the aorta in the region of the ductus arteriosus, just beyond the takeoff of the vessels to the head and arms.

Coarctation of the aorta - illustration. Coarctation of the aorta is a birth defect in which the aorta, the major artery from the heart, is narrowed. The narrowing results in high blood pressure before the point of coarctation and low blood pressure beyond the point of coarctation.

Coarctation of the aorta (also called aortic coarctation) forces your baby’s heart to pump harder in order to push blood through the constricted part of the aorta. This causes high blood pressure in the left side of the heart and arms, while the legs are left with low pressure.

Coarctation’s a fancy way of saying “narrowing”, so a coarctation of the aorta means a narrowing of the aorta. If we look at the heart, we’ve got the right and left atria, the right and left ventricles, the pulmonary artery leaving the right ventricle to the lungs, and the aorta leaving the.

Coarctation of the aorta is a birth defect in which a part of the aorta is narrower than usual. To learn what it’s like to live with this condition or how families are affected, read these real stories from people living with coarctation of the aorta.

Coarctation of aorta (CoA) is a discrete narrowing in aorta causing obstruction to the flow of blood. It accounts for 6–8% of all congenital heart diseases. Coarctation of the aorta may require either cardiac catheterization or open heart surgery, depending on the severity of the narrowing and on other factors such as your child's age and overall health.

Surgeons can remove the narrowed section of the aorta and then sew the ends of the aorta back together, or they can enlarge the aorta with a patch. Apr 01,  · Coarctation of the aorta is present from birth. The age at which coarctation is detected depends on the severity of the narrowing.

In approximately 25 percent of cases of isolated coarctation, the narrowing is severe enough to cause symptoms in the first days of. Coarctation of the aorta can be cured with surgery. Symptoms quickly get better after surgery.

However, there is an increased risk for death due to heart problems among those who have had their aorta repaired. Lifelong follow-up with a cardiologist is encouraged. Without treatment, most. Coarctation of the aorta is a narrowing of the aorta, the main artery that delivers oxygen-rich (red) blood to the body.

A coarctation is located just past the aortic arch, which has branches providing blood to the head and arms. When this defect is present, blood flow is restricted and the left ventricle of the heart must pump harder to push.

If the coarctation of the aorta is severe, the ECG may show that the walls of the lower heart chambers are thickened (ventricular hypertrophy). Chest X-ray. A chest X-ray creates images of your heart and lungs. A chest X-ray might show a narrowing in the aorta at the site of.

blogorazzia.com is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started inthis collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters.

Coarctation of the aorta (COA) is a heart defect that is present at birth (congenital). It means the aorta is narrower than it should be. The aorta is the large artery that carries oxygen-rich blood from the left ventricle to the body.

Mar 16,  · Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital heart defect involving a narrowing of the aorta. The aorta is the large artery that carries oxygen-rich blood from the left ventricle to the body. when narrowing happens it restricts normal blood flow throu.

Coarctation of the aorta (COA) is a birth defect that causes a narrowing in your child's aorta. The aorta is the large blood vessel that moves blood from your child's heart to the rest of his or her body. COA makes the heart work harder than usual to pump blood and oxygen to your child's body.Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is a congenital malformation of the aorta.

The condition is also known as aortic coarctation. Either name indicates a constriction of the aorta.The aorta carries blood from the heart to the vessels that supply the body with blood. If part of the aorta is narrowed, it is hard for blood to pass through the artery. This is called coarctation of the aorta.

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