Middle aortic coarctation is a rare vascular anomaly characterized by the segmental narrowing of the abdominal and/or distal descending thoracic aorta with. COARCTAŢIA DE AORTĂ, METODE DE DIAGNOSTIC ŞI TRATAMENT CONTEMPORAN. Sorbală, Tatiana. URI: Abstract Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital cardiac malformation that can go undiagnosed until old age with only hypertension as a marker of its presence.

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They are more frequent in males, M: Varies accordingly to the degree of stenosis and the associated abnormalities. Patients may be asymptomatic in a setting of a non-severe stenosis. Aorat and adults can present with angina pectoris and leg claudication.

As with many congenital abnormalities, coarctation of coarcfacao aorta is associated with other congenital anomalies. Useful in assessing for infantile coarctations.

The suprasternal notch-long axis views are particularly considered helpful. The fetal right ventricle can be appear enlarged in severe coarctations although this alone is not a specific feature.

Occasionally an aortic arch view may directly show a narrowing.



All modalities are capable of delineating the coarctation as well as collateral vessels, most common collateral pathway being subclavian artery to internal mammary artery to intercostal arteries resulting in inferior rib notching to post-coarctation part of descending thoracic aorta.

The urgency of treatment coarchacao on the presence of congestive cardiac failure. This is usually the case in severe coarctations found in infancy. Treatment can be either primary surgical repair with excision of the coarctation and end-to-end anastomosis, or balloon angioplasty.

Subclavian flap aaorta is a common surgical technique used, where the origin and proximal left subclavian artery is excised, opened up and sutured onto the aorta. If the subclavian is ligated, it is usually anastomosed onto the left aortaa carotid artery.

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About Blog Go ad-free. Coarctation of the aorta Dr Rohit Sharma and A. Cases and figures Imaging differential diagnosis. Nienaber CA, Fattori R. Diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases. Read it at Google Books – Find it at Amazon. Related Radiopaedia articles Congenital heart disease There is more than one way to present the variety of congenital heart diseases. Edit article Share article View revision history.

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