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Related to Coarctation of the aorta: tetralogy of Fallot, patent ductus arteriosus
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COAOCoarctation of the Aorta (also seen as COA)
COAOCorrectional Officers' Association of Ontario
COAOCoalition of Autonomous Organizations of Ocosingo (Mexico)
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He was transferred to Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Children and underwent open heart surgery to repair the coarctation of the aorta and fix one of the holes and repair the second.
Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is defined as congenital narrowing of the aortic isthmus near the ductus arteriosus or arterial ligament.
Dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to coarctation of the aorta was completely resolved after stent implantation.
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).
distributor of the NuMED Cheatham Platinum (CP) Stent, which is designed to help treat patients with native and/or recurrent coarctation of the aorta, a severe congenital heart defect.
In 56%, it was associated with other cardiovascular anomalies (Double outlet right ventricle, coarctation of the aorta, Tetralogy of Fallot, tricuspid atresia, atrial septal defect, transposition of the great arteries and truncus arteriosus communis.
Two-stage repair of adult coarctation of the aorta with congenital valvular lesions.
Inclusion criteria were patients aged between 18 months and 18 years with significant coarctation of the aorta and transcatheter systolic gradient >20 mmHg.
Coarctation of the aorta, virtually always a congenital malformation, is characterized by localized aortic narrowing usually in the aortic arch opposite the ductus arteriosus and just distal to the left subclavian artery.
Coarctation of the aorta is a birth defect and its exact cause is unknown.