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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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Endovascular repair for primary adult coarctation of the aorta complicated with acute epidural hematoma leading to paraplegia: A case report.
Congenital coarctation of the aorta and its surgical treatment.
Coarctation of the aorta. In: Allen HD, Gutgesell HP, Clark EB, et al.
Coarctation of the aorta is well understood and characterized, yet it continues to be the most commonly missed congenital heart disease.
Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is a narrowing of the aorta located frequently near the ligamentum arteriosum, a remnant of fetal circulation between the aorta and the pulmonary trunk distal to the left origin of the subclavian artery.
The conditions pregnancy is contraindicated and designated WHO class IV are: pulmonary arterial hypertension, severe left ventricle systolic dysfunction with a left ventricular ejection fraction of less than 30% and/or New York Heart Association Class (NYHA) III-IV heart failure, severe mitral or aortic stenosis, native severe coarctation of the aorta, Marfan syndrome with aortic diameter of greater than 45 mm or bicuspid aortic valve with an aortic diameter of greater than 50 mm.
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.
Background: Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) with aortic arch hypoplasia (AAH) is a relatively common congenital heart disease in clinical practice.
Coarctation of the aorta and its associated cardiac anomaly are occasionally seen in DWM (5).
They apparently obtained the clinical image from a 26-week fetus with hypoplastic left heart and coarctation of the aorta. 
Two weeks after Evan was born he developed a complication in his heart called coarctation of the aorta, a condition that affects the narrowing of the aorta.
Coarctation of the aorta from fetus to adult: curable condition or lifelong disease process.